Award Winners 2016
2016 Educator of the Year
Wendy K. Watson, PhD
Coordinator, Gerontology Program
Bowling Green State University
Dr. Wendy Watson is currently the program coordinator for the undergraduate and graduate programs in Gerontology at Bowling Green State University.
2016 Researcher of the Year
Aloen L. Townsend, PhD
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Townsend’s primary research interests are in adult development and aging, family relationships, mental and physical health, and the interface between families and formal service systems.
2016 Practitioner of the Year – Individual
Nina R. Keller, MSW
Area Agency on Aging, District 7
Nina Keller, MSW, has worked at the Area Agency on Aging (District 7) for 26 years and currently serves as the Assistant Director.
2016 Practitioner of the Year – Organization
United Church Homes
United Church Homes (UCH) is focused on developing leaders for the field of Long Term Care Services and Supports to provide quality services for older adults.
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