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2002-2003 Scholars









Pictured are de Tornyay Center Healthy Aging Scholars at our May 2003 Scholars Presentations & Reception.

Below is a list of our scholarship recipients for the 2002-2003 academic year and their research topics.  By clicking on the students' research topics, you will be linked to their brief Powerpoint slides that were presented at our Healthy Aging Scholars Presentations and Reception.



Program Student Topic Faculty Mentor
Katie Anne Adamson Spiritual care for the dying elderly patient Marie Annette Brown
  Katrina Atiya Malkin Internet Resources for Homebound Seniors in Seattle Brenda Zierler
  Irawati Lam Culturally Competent Care Practices in a Long-term Care Facility Serving Primarily Chinese Clients Heather Young
  Elizabeth M. Ushka Self-training for age-associated memory decline Debbie Ward
  Tawnya Elaine Horsley Recommendations for transitioning into a nursing home or assisted living facility Heather Young
  Laura Acle Cutchins Aging and Intimacy Vicky Hertig
  Melanie McMillan Winters The Continuum of Professional Support Desired by Consumers on Self-directed Care Suzanne Sikma
  Thuy T. Nguyen Roles of consumers, case managers, and individual providers in implementing self-directed care in Washington State Suzanne Sikma
Kori Dewing Motivation for participation in physical activity in older adults residing in retirement communities Basia Belza
  Lisa Rehberger Choosing artificial nutrition and hydration: An examination of the decision making process of surrogate decision makers Margaret Dimond
  Cheryl Bauermeister The transition experience of older adults relocating to assisted living Margaret Dimond
Katharine Dexter Resolution of elder mistreatment complaints Heather Young
  Karen Gilbert Community based long term care in a rural community Heather Young
  Karla Heath Relationship of nursing assistant satisfaction and quality of care in nursing homes Heather Young


For more information about our scholarship opportunities:

Undergraduate Scholarships | Graduate Scholarships


Previous scholars are listed by the academic year that their scholarship was awarded:

2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 

2007-2008 | 2006-2007 |2005-2006 | 2004-2005 | 2003-2004 | 2002-2003 | 2001-2002 | 2000-2001 | 1999-2000