Awards and Grants

Awards

2016-17

Civic Innovation Fellow, The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the d.school), Stanford University

2015-16
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

2015
Endeavour Executive Fellowship, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

2014-present
Senior Fellow in Social Innovation, The Lewis Institute, Babson College, Wellesley, MA

2013
Lifetime Contribution to the Psychology of Aging, Committee on Aging, American Psychological Association

2012
Fulbright, IEA Fellowship (India)

2003
M. Powell Lawton Award for Distinguished Contribution in Applied Gerontology, Retirement Research Foundation and Division of Adult Development & Aging, American Psychological Association.

2000
Fulbright, IEA Fellowship (Japan).

1992
Evan G. and Helen G. Pattishall Award for Outstanding Research Achievement, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University.

1987
Visiting Distinguished Gerontologist, The College of Saint Scholastica, Duluth, MN. June 8-26

1985-1986
American Council on Education Fellow in Academic Administration, The Pennsylvania State University and Cornell University.

1984
Elected to Sigma Xi.

1982-1985
Kellogg National Fellowship, W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

1980
Research Fellowship, The Gerontological Society.

1976-1977
Public Health Service Predoctoral Research Fellowship.

1975
Duke University Graduate School Research Award.

Grants Funded
2015-19
Bridge to Retirement/Bridge to Diversity. Andrew Mellon Foundation

2012-2015
Student Entrepreneurship. Accenture

2012-2015
Engineering Success Alliance. Hearst Foundation

2010-2014
Environmental Programming. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

2010-2013
Diversity Collaboration (with Dickinson & Lafayette). Teagle Foundation

2005-2008
Sloan Center on Flexible Work Options and Older Workers: Adoption, Implementation, and Utilization. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (with Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and a total of 14 investigators).

2004-2005
Consumer Directed Care for Mentally Ill Recipients of Long Term Care . Retirement Research Foundation (with C. Shen, D. Loughlin, and L. Simon-Rusinowitz).

2002-2005
The Science and Ethics of Aging Well. The National Institute on Aging (with R. Pruchno and P. Byrne).

1994-1996
Use of Long-Term Care Services by Mentally Ill Persons. Health Care Financing Administration (with D. Shea).

1994-1995
Improving Treatment of Older Adults’ Depression by Improving Primary Care Physicians’ Knowledge and Skills. The Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Pennsylvania Department of Health (with P. Fink and P. Stiles).

1993-1998
Training in Research on Mental Health and Aging. Public Health Service (with S. Zarit), supporting two pre-docs and three post-docs.

1993-1994
Field Testing Competence Assessments in Long-Term Care. The Cleveland Foundation (with R. Pruchno).

1991-1993
A Test of Transfer of Training Effects in Nursing Homes. The National Institute on Aging (with D. Brannon, M. Cohn, and M. Rovine).

1990-1991
Stress, Adaptation & Successful Aging. Public Health Service (with J. Reid, E. Susman and S. Zarit).

1989-1992
An Analysis of the Impact of Prescription Drug Coverage for Aged Medicare Beneficiaries. Health Care Financing Administration (with F. Ahern and B. Stuart).

1989-1991
Alcohol and Prescription Drug Interaction in the Elderly. The National Institute on Aging (with F. Ahern and D. Lago).

1988-1993
Training in Research on Mental Health and Aging. The National Institute of Mental Health (with S. Zarit).

1988-1989
Prescription Drugs and Elderly Americans: An Analysis of the Effects of Pharmaceutical Coverage on Health Status, Medicare Covered Service Utilization, and Health Care Expenditures. The Pew Charitable Trusts (with F. Ahern and B. Stuart).

1988-1989
Stress, Adaptation, and Successful Aging. Biomedical Research Support Grant, The Pennsylvania State University (with S. Zarit and E. Susman).

1988-1989
A Study of Caregiver Interventions in Nursing Homes. The Retirement Research Foundation (with D. Brannon and M. Cohn).

1986
Reducing the Risk of Prescription Drug Interactions and Estimating Risk Prevalence of Prescription Drug Interactions in Pennsylvania’s Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE) Program. The AARP Andrus Foundation (with F. Ahern and D. Lago).

1986-1988
A Research Program on the Long-Term Impact of Prescription Drug Use and Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs for the Elderly. The Pew Charitable Trusts (with F. Ahern and D. Lago).

1986
A Diagnostic Survey of Nursing Home Caregiver Staff. College of Health and Human Development Interdisciplinary Research Initiation Award (with D. Brannon).

1985-1986
Health Status, Demographic, and Personal Characteristics Related to Participation in a Pharmaceutical Assistance Program for the Elderly: Initial Analysis of Pennsylvania’s PACE Program. The Pew Charitable Trusts (with D. Lago and F. Ahern).

1984-1985
Caribbean Basin Seminar. W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

1983-1986
Clinical/Community Gerontology and the Family. Grant No. 1 T24 MH17422-01 from the National Institute on Mental Health (with K. W. Schaie).

1982-1987
Interdisciplinary Training in Aging. Grant No. 2 T32 AG00048-06 from the National Institute on Aging, Director.

1981-1982
Depression in the Elderly: An Educational Approach. Alumni Society Sponsored Grant, College of Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University.

1981-1982
Interdisciplinary Training in Aging. Grant No. 5T 32 AG0-048 from the National Institute on Aging, Co-Director (with J. Britton).

1980
Late Life Divorce. Grant-In-Aid, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (with G. Hagestad).

1979-1982
Multidisciplinary Training for Specialized Careers in Aging Services. Grant No. 03AT101/02 from the Administration on Aging, Co-Director (with J. Britton).

1979
Continuing Education for Mental Health Personnel. Developmental Grant, Penn State Gerontology Center.

1979-1980
Late Life Divorce. Graduate School Research Initiation Grant, The Pennsylvania State University (with G. Hagestad).