Scholarships and Awards in Aging 2011-2012 Recipients
Gyro Club of Edmonton Undergraduate Scholarship in Aging (value $700)
Recipient: Emily Li
Program: BSc (Pharmacy) 3rd year
Emily would like to work as a Clinical Pharmacist, either on a geriatric unit at a hospital, a Primary Care Network specialing in older adults with co-morbid conditions, or at a long term care facility. She would also like to expand her career to include research and teaching in the pharmacy/geriatrics field.
Dr. Adrian Wagg, Director of Alberta Centre on Aging presenting Emily Li with her award.
Gyro Club of Edmonton Graduate Scholarship in Aging - Master's Level (value $1200)
Recipient: Kodi Sampath
Program: Master of Nursing
Kodi's research thesis will be focused on; Innovative models of comunity cupport programs for older adults diagnosed with dementia. She is passionate about improving healthcare services for older adults with demetia-related illness and would like to advance her role as an educator in her current area of work.
Mr. Fred Schulte, from the Gyro Club of Edmonton presents Kodi with her award.
Gyro Club of Edmonton Graduate Scholarship in Aging - PhD Level (value $1200)
Recipient: Lisa Adams
Supervisors: Dr. Priscilla Koop & Dr. Colleen Norris
Lisa's research is focused on a provincial picture of an aging population who are not only trying to surmount life's everyday challenges and maintain good mental and physical health, but a group who are often ostracized by society.
Dr. Adrian Wagg, Director of Alberta Centre on Aging presenting Lisa with her award.
W.W. and H.E. Trusdale Award in Gerontology (value $500)
Recipient: Elizabeth Anderson
Program: Nursing (doctoral)
Elizabeth presented her poster; "the Nature of Relationships between CAre Aides and Residents in Long Term Care Facilities" at the International Institute for Qualitative Health Research Conference in Vancouver, B.C.
No picture available