Award Winners 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award

Marc Molea, AICP, Ohio Department of Aging is the 10th recipient of the OAGE Lifetime Achievement Award, acknowledging exemplary long-term contributions working with and on behalf of older adults in Ohio.

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2018 Researcher of the Year

Dr. Jennifer Tehan Stanley, PhD studies socioemotional functioning across the lifespan, focusing on two broad areas of aging and emotional life: emotion recognition and emotion regulation.

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2018 Practitioner of the Year

Judge Robert N. Rusu, Jr. has had a positive impact on many seniors and future gerontologists through his work as a Probate Judge of the Mahoning County Probate Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas.

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2018 Educator of the Year

Dr. Laura Landry-Meyer is currently the program coordinator for the undergraduate program in Human Development and Family Studies and is a graduate faculty member in the graduate Gerontology program at Bowling Green State University.

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OAGE accepts nominations of individuals in Ohio to be recognized for their contributions in the areas of education, research, and practice. For more information, click on the links below.