Kate C. Prickett Receives Two Paper Awards

Wed, January 25, 2012

PRC Trainee Kate C. Prickett received two awards at the 2011 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, held in Boston November 18-22. The paper, "Contextualizing Mexican American Living Arrangements: The New Old Age and the Constraints of Culture," received two awards:  the Student Poster Award from the Taskforce on Minority Issues in Gerontology, and Student Poster Award from the Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization.

The work is co-authored with Professor Jacqueline Angel and supported by an R01 grant award by the National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities on the risk of long-term care in older Mexican American families.  Click here to read more about the project.


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