Skip to Content
Skip to Navigation
dTC logodTC logo


The de Tornyay Center serves as a catalyst for promoting healthy aging through its support of research and education in the field of gerontology for the School of Nursing, the University of Washington, and the broader community.

Dr.Rheba de Tornyay, EdD, RN, FAANDr.Rheba de Tornyay, EdD, RN, FAAN

Coming Up!

Calendar buttonCalendar button




GIP logo for the side barGIP logo for the side bar

dTC website headerdTC website header





2009-2010 Scholars











Pictured at the 2009-2010 Healthy Aging Scholars’ Presentation and Reception


Below is a list of our scholarship recipients for the 2009-2010 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.


Program Student Topic Faculty Mentor

Germaine Krysan Undergraduate Scholarship

Ann Lin The Experience of Homeless Older Adults with Age Related Sensory Changes Barbara Cochrane

Myrene C. McAninch
Master's Scholarship

Betty Vanderzee A Summary of Focus Group Study Results For and About Caregivers of Chinese Elderly in the U.S. Jenny Hsin-Chun Tsai

Healthy Aging
Doctoral Scholarship

Chao-Yin Li Exercising for Health in Older Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease: An Analysis of Semi-Structured Interviews  Barbara Cochrane and Rebecca Logsdon


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