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The de Tornyay Center serves as a catalyst for promoting healthy aging through its support of research and education in the field of gerontology for the School of Nursing, the University of Washington, and the broader community.

Dr.Rheba de Tornyay, EdD, RN, FAANDr.Rheba de Tornyay, EdD, RN, FAAN

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2010-2011 Scholars



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Pictured at the 2010-2011 Healthy Aging Scholars’ Presentation and Reception


Program Student Topic Faculty Mentor

Myrene C. McAninch
Undergraduate Scholarship

Jennifer Farrell Bridging the Gap Between the Younger Health Care Providers and Older Patients Looking for Guidance with Maintaining Healthy Sexual Function. Basia Belza

Healthy Aging
Master's Scholarship

Janet Pohl Clinical Placements and Long Term Care Facilities: A Survey Assessment of Student Nurse Orientation

Carol Leppa

Germaine Krysan
Doctoral Scholarship

Oleg Zaslavsky Cognitive Function and Physican Activity in the Oldest Old Hilaire Thompson