2004 - 2005 Scholars

The de Tornyay Center Healthy Aging Scholars at the May 2005 Scholars Presentations & Reception.

The list  of students, their research topics, and brief PowerPoint slides are available below.

Program

Student

Topic

Faculty Mentor

2004-2005
BSN
Deborah ErakerAssessing Undergraduate Nursing Students' Knowledge of Elder MistreatmentMaggie Baker
 Alia M. FinkHIV Risk Factors for Older AdultsBarbara Burns McGrath
 Jenny ForbesTai Chi and Older Adults: Evaluation of the Evidence and Rigor of the ResearchBasia Belza
 Teresa GegaxUnderstanding Sleep Quality in Older AdultsCarol Landis
 Ashley HapakChemotherapy within the Geriatric Population: The Importance of Treating an IndividualVicky Hertig
 Julie HendricksAmerican Indian Elder Health: A Literature Review and Community InvolvementDoris Boutain
 Karla MeucciIssues of Medication Adherence in Persons with Alzheimer's DiseaseMaggie Baker
 Erin StoyThe Benefits of Pranayama on Lung Function in the Aging AdultCathryn Booth-LaForce
 Annelisa TornbergIntergenerational Programs and Their Impact on the Health and Well-Being of Communities, Children, and Older AdultsRebecca Kang
 Cindy WongThe Impact of Family Support on the Well-Being of Older Adults Living in Nursing HomesMary Ersek
2004-2005
MN
Michelle BeninatoIntergenerational Programs: Family and Friends' PerspectiveDebbie Ward
 Lica IwasakiAs Simple as Being Thirsty: A Complex Problem of Hydration among the Elderly in an Assisted Living FacilityDebbie Ward
 Mary WilcoxThe Health Enhancement Program (HEP): Element UtilizationBasia Belza
2004-2005
PhD
Anna ZisbergInfluence of Routine on Functional Status in Elderly: Development and Validation of an Instrument to Measure RoutineHeather Young
2004-2006
Hartford
MN/GNP
Viet NguyenThe Effectiveness of Prevention and Treatments for Pneumonia in the Nursing Home PopulationBasia Belza
2003-2005
Hartford
MN/GNP
Maia SyfersMotivators and Barriers to Diabetes Self Management with Home Use of an Automated Blood Pressure CuffSusanna Cunningham