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Gerontology faculty earn Manning College awards

Sung Park, assistant professor of gerontology, and Richard Viskochil, assistant professor of exercise and health science, received the Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ Interdisciplinary Research Award (MIRA) for their project, Linking Physical Activity to Cognitive Functioning: Examining Alternative… Continue Reading →

Healthy aging data reports expand scope, footprint

Data for Mississippi and Wyoming contrasts with highly populated New England states For more than a decade, a team of UMass Boston gerontology researchers has been producing detailed reports tracking data related to healthy aging for New England states. The… Continue Reading →

Dugan honored for service on Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker recently honored Beth Dugan, PhD, associate professor of gerontology at UMass Boston, for her five years of service on the Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts.  Dugan joined 23 other stakeholders on the council, including co-chairs… Continue Reading →

Gerontology Institute Research Team Completes Report on Healthy Aging in New Hampshire

A research team from the University of Massachusetts Boston has delivered a comprehensive new report on the health of older people in New Hampshire, along with detailed profiles of 244 communities in their state. The first-ever New Hampshire Healthy Aging… Continue Reading →

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