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  • 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


  • 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.


  • Coalition on Aging, Chair, Education

  • Dunmore Senior Citizens Center, Inc.

  • Meals on Wheels



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

  • Chair of AGHE Institutional Representative Committee

  • AGHE Committee on Accreditation

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