2004 - 2005 Scholars


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.

 

ProgramStudentTopicFaculty 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