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Paper and Poster Award Winners Announced at the 2007 Aging Exchange
March 30, 2007
The Institute on Aging is pleased to announce the winners in the poster and paper presentations at the 4th Annual Aging Exchange event, held Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at the Carolina Club, Chapel Hill. The Aging Exchange is an annual research day on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus that encourages participation from outstanding campus leaders and students, a Distinguished Lecture, and features the work of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Materials from the presentations are available for download on the Aging Exchange web site.
Through the generous support of our co-sponsors, we are able to award first prizes of $150 and second prizes of $75 to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in each of the categories below. A single prize of $150 is awarded for the best paper or poster in the interdisciplinary research category (sponsored by ICARUS) and the poster or paper that best represents campus-community collaboration (sponsored by Carol Woods Retirement Center).
The judges were Professors Malcolm Cutchin, Carol Giuliani, Marilyn Hartman, and Dr. Mary Anne Salmon.
Tiffany Shubert, Anna Song Beeber, and Heather Kane presenting their work at the 2007 Aging Exchange
Presented Papers, Graduate Students
1st Prize, Tyson Brown, Dept. of Sociology and Carolina Population Center. Coauthor: David Warner, Postdoctoral Fellow, Carolina Population Center. A life course study of racial/ethnic differences in women’s labor market withdrawal.
2nd Prize, Tiffany Shubert, UNC Curriculum in Human Movement Science, Dept. of Allied Health Sciences, and CPHAR, UNC Institute on Aging. Coauthors: Professor Mary Lynn, School of Nursing; Carol Giuliani, Division of Physical Therapy. A tool to quantify the frequency and variety of activity for older adults: The variety of activity questionnaire.
Presented Papers, Postdoctoral Fellows
1st Prize, Anna Song Beeber, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, NINR T-32 and John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Program, School of Nursing. Coauthors: Joshua Thorpe, and Elizabeth Clipp, School of Nursing, Duke University and Durham VA. Patterns and predictors of community-based service use by caregivers and older adults with dementia.
2nd Prize, Heather Kane, PhD, AHRQ-NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and UNC Institute on Aging. Coauthor: Jennifer Craft Morgan, UNC Institute on Aging. Finding worth in a ‘worthless’ job: Direct care workers’ strategies to maintain a positive identity.
Posters, Graduate Students
1st Prize (tie), Kathryn Remmes Martin, CPHAR Predoctoral Fellow, UNC Institute on Aging, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, and Dept. of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health. Coauthors: Britta Schoster, Andrea Meier, UNC, Leigh Callahan, School of Medicine and Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Community and personal barriers to physical activity for people with arthritis: A multi-method approach.
1st Prize (tie), Linda Ko, MS, MPH, Dept. of Health Behavior and Health Education. Coauthor: Megan Lewis, Research Triangle Institute International. The role of giving emotional support, receiving emotional support, and marital satisfaction on depression in older couples.
2nd Prize, Tasanee Walsh, MPH, MSW, School of Social Work. Coauthor: Malcolm Cutchin, Division of Occupational Science and Senior Research Scientist, UNC Institute on Aging. Stress and health in Hispanics across the life course: Evidence from the Texas City Study.
Posters, Postdoctoral Fellows
1st Prize, Michel Landry, PhD, Department of Health Policy and Administration and UNC Institute on Aging. Coauthors: Susan Jaglal, Walter Wodchis, Nicole Cooper and Cheryl Cott, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, University Health Network, Toronto. Rehabilitation services following total joint replacement in Ontario, Canada: Can ‘prehabilitation’ programs mediate an increasing demand?
This award recognizes the best interdisciplinary presentation, whether paper or poster.
Sophia K. Smith, MSW, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and UNC School of Social Work. Coauthors: Sheryl Zimmerman, Cecil G. Sheps Center and School of Social Work; Elizabeth Clipp, School of Nursing, Duke University and Durham BA GRECC, M.H. Mishel and J.S. Preisser, UNC at Chapel Hill. Quality of life of older survivors of adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Carol Woods Retirement Center Award
This award recognizes the paper or poster that best reflects campus-community collaboration.
Kathryn Remmes Martin, CPHAR Predoctoral Fellow, UNC Institute on Aging, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, and Dept. of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health. Coauthors: Britta Schoster, Andrea Meier, UNC; Leigh Callahan, School of Medicine and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Community and personal barriers to physical activity for people with arthritis: A multi-method approach.
About the Aging Exchange
The Aging Exchange is an annual research day on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, sponsored by the UNC Institute on Aging in collaboration with the Schools of Dentistry, Information and Library Science, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Program on Aging of the School of Medicine; the Interdisciplinary Certificate in Aging Program; the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research; the Program on Aging, Disablement and Long Term Care; the Demography and Economics of Aging Research Program of the Carolina Population Center; and Carol Woods Retirement Center.
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