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Abstract Alert! March 5, 2014 Deadline
for the submission of Abstracts for the GSA 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting
Gerontological Society of America
Making Connections: From Cells to Societies
will be held November 5-9, 2014 in Washington DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Announcing a New Co-Director
The de Tornyay Center is pleased to announce that Dean Emerita Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods will be joining Dr. Barbara Cochrane as co-director of the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging, effective November 1st. As we celebrate Dean Emeritus Rheba de Tornyay's career and life, we welcome Dr. Woods and the School of Nursing's commitment to the Center's role in leading gerontological research and education.
Dr. Cochrane and Dr. Woods
"I am pleased and proud to be named co-director of the de Tornyay Center," said Dr. Woods. "We expect to attract scholars from around the world to move us forward in our understanding of how to enhance our physical and mental health as we age."
Dr. Woods joined the School of Nursing faculty in 1978 and has focused her research and teaching efforts on women's health for more than 40 years, while currently she is focused on healthy aging in older women. Dr. Woods and Dr. Cochrane have served as investigators together in the past and look forward to continuing their collaborative relationship in the future through their work for the de Tornyay Center's expanding role in leading gerontological research and education.
Welcome Dr. Woods!