Topic: Gerontology

University of Texas at Austin Nursing Faculty Member Named 2009 Texas Nurse Practitioner of the Year

Sept. 16, 2009

Dr. Marilyn Pattillo, associate professor of clinical nursing at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, has been named 2009 Texas Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Texas Nurse Practitioner Association.

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Helping Homebound Older Adults with Moderate to Severe Depression Subject of New University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Study

July 9, 2009

A University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work researcher has received a $680,000 National Institute of Mental Health award to study the feasibility of a telehealth problem-solving treatment (PST) for homebound older individuals suffering from depression.

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Holocaust survivors' testimonials shed light on our ability to recover after traumatic experiences, researcher finds

April 20, 2009

Forgiveness Illuminated: A University of Texas at Austin scholar tries to capture what is behind one of the most impressive human qualities--the ability to pull yourself together and bounce back after grave setbacks and major crises. It doesn't get grimmer than enduring and surviving the Holocaust, so that's where Dr. Roberta Greene went to glean insights into resilience, forgiveness and survivorship.

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Baby Boomers and Long-term Care Subject of University of Texas at Austin Social Work Study

Nov. 17, 2008

A University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work graduate student has received a Hartford Foundation grant to study long-term care planning behavior of baby boomers.

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