07/11/2017
Scripps Gerontology Center's latest grant tops one million
cummins-yamashita-350x174.jpgMiami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center has been awarded a $1.23 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Scholars will use the money to research skill proficiencies and lifelong learning activities of middle-aged and older adults. The award recognizes individuals in Ohio's aging network whose research has improved services, advanced knowledge, or supported the expansion of research in the field of gerontology in Ohio or nationally.
05/30/2017
Next Alumni Gathering: July 25 in San Francisco!
san-francisco-image-250x141.jpgMiami University gerontology alumni are invited to our next gathering, which will take place in San Francisco on Tuesday, July 25, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. We will meet at the ThirstyBear Brewing Company, located at 661 Howard Street. If you live in the area or will be attending the IAGG conference, please join us for happy hour!
05/14/2017
Congratulations May 2017 Graduates!!
2017-GTY-Grad-Graduatates-600x351.pngEight gerontology master's students and one doctoral student participated in Miami University Commencement Ceremonies on May 13, 2017. ...
05/10/2017
Mallory-Wilson Center Awards presented to Miami senior Reeti Pal and sociologist Jennifer Bulanda
The Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education is proud to present Miami senior Reeti Pal with the 2017 Ken and Joan Frankel Outstanding Premedical Student Award and Miami Sociology professor Dr. Jennifer Bulanda with the Mallory-Wilson Center Faculty/Staff Recognition Award. Reeti will be honored at a ceremony on May 12, while Dr. Bulanda received her award from Miami's seniors at the Graduating Prehealth Student Reception on April 20th
05/09/2017
How the quality of care in Ohio's skilled nursing facilities compares
OXFORD, Ohio — A recent study on the quality of care provided to residents on Medicaid in Ohio's nursing homes by researchers at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center suggests room for improvement.
04/12/2017
New online graduate certificate program to encourage innovative entrepreneurial solutions for rising aging challenges
Miami's new Social Entrepreneurship & Aging (SEA) Graduate Certificate, beginning in fall 2017, is set to explore a new set of challenges and market opportunities
03/17/2017
2017 Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research Award Recipients
The Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research award is presented to a gerontology graduate student for outstanding research or program development in long-term care. The award is funded by a contribution from Colonial Senior Services of Hamilton, Ohio to the Scripps Gerontology Center. The 2017 awardees are Morgan Liddic and Nathan Sheffer.
02/23/2017
Phyllis Cummins named Researcher of the Year by Ohio gerontology association
Phyllis Cummins, senior research scholar for Scripps Gerontology Center, was selected as Researcher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE). The award recognizes individuals in Ohio's aging network whose research has improved services, advanced knowledge, or supported the expansion of research in the field of gerontology in Ohio or nationally.
02/07/2017
Miami gerontology professor named OAGE Educator of the Year
Kate de Medeiros, associate professor of sociology and gerontology and the Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney Professor of Gerontology, has been named Educator of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE).