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2006-2007 Scholars










Pictured are de Tornyay Center and Aljoya Healthy Aging Scholars at our May 2007 Scholars Presentations and Reception event

Below is a list of our scholarship recipients for the 2006-2007 academic year and their research topics.  By clicking on the students' research topics, you will be linked to their brief Powerpoint slides that were presented at our Healthy Aging Scholars Presentations and Reception.



Current Scholars

Program Student Topic Faculty Mentor
Aljoya* Undergraduate
Adam Braddock Identifying strategies for promoting brain health with older adults: A focus group analysis Rebecca Logsdon
Aljoya* Undergraduate
Anne Egleston Medication assistance in assisted living facilities Basia Belza

Aljoya* Undergraduate

Nicole Johnson Does a cross-word a day keep the doctor away? Susan McCurry
2006-2007 Undergraduate Julie Hendricks The experience of Latino older adults and their "senior advocates" at senior hot lunch dining programs Noel Chrisman
2006-2007 Undergraduate Rianne Reichner
Nicole Landreth
Through the eyes of family and nurses: A closer look at end-of-life care in ICUs Sarah Shannon
Aljoya* Masters
Janis Miller Identification of clinician roles related to medication management and safety in assisted living facilities in two states Suzanne Sikma


Tamara Cyhan An exploration of Ukranian immigrant seniors’ perceptions, beliefs and practices related to physical activity as it pertains to chronic disease management Noel Chrisman
Tatiana Sadak

Developing concise and effective geriatric dementia training curriculum for registered nurses in a hospital acute care setting

Patricia Betrus


Rob Rayner Predictors of late-onset alcohol use in older adults Karen Schepp


For more information about our scholarship opportunities:

Undergraduate Scholarships | Graduate Scholarships


Previous scholars are listed by the academic year that their scholarship was awarded:

2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 

2007-2008 | 2006-2007 |2005-2006 | 2004-2005 | 2003-2004 | 2002-2003 | 2001-2002 | 2000-2001 | 1999-2000