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Dissertation Title

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Kristine N. Williams

2001

Improving Nursing Home Communication

 

Assistant Professor

KU School of Nursing

Beth A.D. Nolan

2003

Predicting Aggressive Behavior Based On Memory Functioning: A Longitudinal Study Of Persons With Dementia Of The Alzheimer’s Type

 

NIA Postdoctoral Trainee

University of Pittsburgh

Marie Y. Savundranayagam

2004

Identity Maintenance Processes Of Spouse Caregivers: Implications For Caregiver Burden

 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Western Ontario

Chiung-Ju Liu

2006

Comprehension Of Health-Related Written Materials By Older Adults

 

NIA Postdoctoral Trainee

Boston University

Julie F. Sergeant

2006

Expectations To Move And Residential Mobility Of Older Adults

 

Research Associate

KU School of Social Welfare

Susan Klaus

2006

Job Satisfaction And Intent To Stay In Birth Cohorts Of Nurses

 

Research Instructor

KU School of Nursing

Gillian G. Woods

2007

Written Emotional Disclosure For Lay Caregivers Of Older Adults

Bereavement Director, Heart of America Hospice

Topeka, Kansas

Skye N. Leedahl

2007

(M.A.)

Social Organizations & Aging:  The Benefits of VFW Memberships (Masters Thesis)

Ph.D. program, KU Social Welfare; Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island

Deepthi Mohankumar

2009

Prospective End-of-Life Decision-Making:  A Study of Asian Indian Hindu Younger and Older Adults

Research Fellow, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta

Ellen K. Rozek

2013

The Effect of Loneliness on Executive Functioning in Young and Older Adults (dual-title Ph.D. in Psychology and Gerontology)

Assistant Professor, Psychology, Univ. of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Erin K. Smith

2014

Residential Satisfaction, Psychological Well-Being, and Personality Traits: Effects on Relocation among Older Adults

Research Associate, Greenwald & Associates, Washington, DC

Magdalena Leszko

2014

Intimacy As a Mediator of the Relationship between Caregiver Burden and Marital Satisfaction

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Northwestern University

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