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Administrative Studies: Faculty News: Dr. Alice McDonnell

RESEARCH GRANTS

  • Better Care Better Jobs, Center for Advocacy for Elderly, funded by Robert Woods Johnson and Atlantic Philanthropies.  The purpose is to enable Direct Care Workers to work as a team toward common goals, having a stronger voice in and taking a more proactive approach to consumer care.  2003-2007, Project Director

  • HRSA Grant 2005-06 for Geriatric Nursing Education

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • Star Achiever Award for Outstanding Service in Northeastern Pennsylvania

  • Attorney General's Task Force for the Protection of Older Pennsylvanians Certificate of Recognition

  • Father Matthew Jankola Lifetime Achievement in Elder Care 2006 Award, Villa Sacred Heart, Danville, PA

  • Fellow Status Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) to recognize outstanding leadership in gerontological/geriatric education by established scholars and educators at AGHE member institutions.

  • ACHE Service Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives to acknowledge commitment to the healthcare management profession through the performance of activities and services that further professional excellence.

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

  • Coalition on Aging, Chair, Education

  • Dunmore Senior Citizens Center, Inc.

  • Meals on Wheels

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewer, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Program of Merit

  • Chair of AGHE Institutional Representative Committee

  • AGHE Committee on Accreditation


School of Social Work and Administrative Studies, Liberal Arts Center-Terrace Level. administrativestudies@marywood.edu. (570) 348-6284.