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The Gerontological Society of America Elects Newest Officers

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For Immediate Release
July 10, 2012

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The Gerontological Society of America Elects Newest Officers

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — is proud to announce its newest elected officers. These individuals were chosen by GSA’s membership, which consists of over 5,400 researchers, educators, and practitioners. The officers are responsible for matters of governance and strategic planning and represent the Society’s four membership sections as well as its Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization. They will formally assume their new roles during GSA’s 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held from November 14 to 18 in San Diego. Full details of this conference are available at www.geron.org/annualmeeting.

GSA President-Elect
    Rosemary Blieszner, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Behavioral and Social Sciences Section Chair-Elect
    Thomas M. Hess, PhD, North Carolina State University

Behavioral and Social Sciences Section Members-at-Large
    Manfred Diehl, PhD, Colorado State University

    Suzanne Kunkel, PhD, Miami University

    Suzanne Meeks, PhD, University of Louisville

Biological Sciences Section Chair-Elect
    Charlotte Peterson, PhD, University of Kentucky

Health Sciences Section Chair-Elect
    Ronald Shorr, MD, MS, University Of Florida College of Medicine

Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section Chair-Elect
    Katherine Hyer, PhD, University of South Florida

Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Chair-Elect
    Candace Brown, MAG, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Secretary
    Jennifer Palmer, Boston University

Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Communication Chair
    Moon Choi, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

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The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. The principal mission of the Society — and its 5,400+ members — is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public. GSA’s structure also includes a policy institute, the National Academy on an Aging Society, and an educational branch, the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education.

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