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Coastline Elderly Services hosts Annual Meeting and asks Center Director, Dr. Andrew Revell, to be the key note speaker. Dr. Revell's presentation, "Reduction of Cognitive Decline in Late Life: How to Age Successfully " is featured in November issue of Senior Scope.
Center Director Dr. Andrew Revell and his Southcoast Cognitive Aging Study are featured in:
Center Assistant Laura Campbell (left) and Center Director Dr. Andrew Revell (right) host a display table for the Gerontology Center at the 9th Annual Regional Conference of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology.
Dr. Jacqueline Alfoso Barry (standing), Assistant Professor of Psychology at Emmanuel College, the keynote speaker at at the 9th Annual Regional Conference of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology
The 9th Annual Regional Conference of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology was held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the University's Woodland Commons. The Gerontology Center co-sponsored the presentation "Substance Abuse over the Lifespan: Trends and Empirically Supported Interventions" by Jacqueline Alfonso Barry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA. The annual conference is co-sponsored by Psi Chi and the UMass Dartmouth Psychology Club.
Professor Andrew Revell (left) and Center Assistant Laura Campbell (right) at the UMass multi-campus booth in the Exhibitors Hall during the 64th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America.
As part of our system wide collaboration with others in Gerontology, The Center was featured at the University of Massachusetts multi-campus booth at the 64th Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America in Boston, November 18-22, 2011. The UMass system exhibit included programs from the 4 campuses: The UMass Dartmouth Gerontology Center, UMass Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences, UMass Lowell Nursing and UMass Medical (School of Nursing, Rosalie Wolf Center, and the Division of Medicine).
2013 Professor Scott J. Dickman Scholarship awarded to student for Age-Related Research
Psychology student, Lauren Papa, with her Professor Scott Dickson Scholarship Award given to the graduating University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Psychology major who shows the most potential for success in research.
2012-2013 Jack M. Gould Memorial Scholarship awarded to student pursing Age-Related Research
Lauren Papa (right) with Professor Andrew Revell after presenting at 52nd annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association, October 2012, Worcester, MA.
Lauren Papa is an undergraduate psychology student engaged in age-related research, and the recipient of a competitive research grant from the University's Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) .
2011-2012 Jack M. Gould Memorial Scholarship awarded to student pursuing Age-Related Research
Carla Vertentes (left) accepting Jack M. Gould Scholarship from Professor Andrew Revell.
Carla Vertentes, a graduate of the BA in Psychology Program at UMass Dartmouth, is pursuing age-related research while completing a
Pre-Medical Professional Certificate.
2010-2011 Jack M. Gould Memorial Scholarship awarded to student pursuing Ph.D. in Gerontology
Emily Gabois (left) receiving the
Jack M. Gould Scholarship Award
from Professor Andrew Revell
Emily Gabois, a graduate of the Combined BA/MA Psychology Program at UMass Dartmouth, was accepted into the Ph.D. Gerontology Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston, beginning in Fall 2011. She will pursue research in enhancing public policy services for older adults.
Jack M. Gould Memorial Scholarship Award
The purpose of the Jack M. Gould Memorial Scholarship Award is to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to pursue professional careers in service to the elderly. It was established to honor the work of the late Jack M. Gould, former director of the New Bedford Council on Aging, who was active for many years in service to elders of southeastern Massachusetts. For more information about this award or others, please contact the Office of Advancement.
Recent Past Recipients of the Jack M. Gould Memorial Scholarship include:
2009-2010: Ashley Couto, B.A., Graduate Psychology Program, UMass Dartmouth, Vascular Disease and Aging
2008-2009: Matthew Bourke, B.S.N.: Cape Cod Royal Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Buzzards Bay, MA