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Inaugural Caro Scholar aims to honor her immigrant parents by helping older, underserved adults

After earning an undergraduate degree in biology at Lesley University in 2017, Adriana Hernandez worked for a few years at Boston Medical Center, supporting a research study by collecting basic health data from patients. Along the way, she realized she… Continue Reading →

Frank Caro scholarship fund may grow to two doctoral awards

A doctoral scholarship fund created in 2021 by the Gerontology Institute and Department of Gerontology at UMass Boston is growing quickly, surpassing its original goal and opening the possibility of offering awards to two doctoral students. The scholarship honors Frank… Continue Reading →

UMass Boston Gerontology Program Creates Doctoral Scholarship Focused on Under-Represented Communities

Frank Caro Scholarship for Social Justice in Aging honors former gerontology department chair, journal editor, and mentor The Gerontology Institute and Department of Gerontology at UMass Boston have created a scholarship for doctoral students who are dedicated to prioritizing under-represented… Continue Reading →

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