Seminar Series 2007

February 5, 2007
“Promoting Pain Self-Management Among the Elderly”
Robert D. Kerns, Ph. D.
Chief, Psychology Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, National Program Director for Pain Management
Verterans Health Administration, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and PsychologyYale University

February 19, 2007
“Some Findings from Phase I of the Family Relationships in Late Life 2 Project”
Daniel W. Durkin, MSW
Doctoral Student, School of Social Work
The University of Alabama

March 5, 2007
“Recovery from Hip Fracture: Evidence from the Baltimore Hip Studies”
Jay Magaziner, Ph. D., M. S., Hyg.
Professor and Director, Division of Gerontology Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Maryland

March 26, 2007
“Effects of a Pain Protocol on Discomfort in People with Dementia”
Christine R. Kovach, Ph. D., RN, FAAN
Professor, College of Nursing
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

April 9,2007
“Wayfinding in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment”
Beverly Roskos-Ewoldsen, Ph. D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
The University of Alabama

April 23, 2007
“Music Therapy and Dementia: Impact of Therapist’s Nonverbal Behavior on Affect and Participation of Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease”
Andrea M. Cevasco, Ph. D., MT-BS
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy, School of Music
The University of Alabama

September 10, 2007
“Issues in Social Welfare and Social Gerontology in Hungary”
Zsolt Lukacsko, Ph. D., Laszlo Horvath, Ph. D., & Laszlo Pattyan
Health College Faculty
University Debrecen
(Co-Sponsored by CMHA and School of Social Work)

October 8, 2007
“Using Scientific and Clinical Knowledge to Inform Mental Health and Aging Policy”
Diane Elmore, Ph. D., M.P. H.
Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Office
Government Relations Office
American Psychological Association

November 12, 2007
“The Dating Risks of Midlife and Older Women Who Terminate Long-Term Relationships”
Bronwen Lichtenstein, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice
The University of Alabama

December 3, 2007
“Complex Reactions to an Ambiguous Condition: Family Responses to Mild Cognitive Impairment”
Rosemary Blieszner, Ph. D.
Alumni Distinguished Professor of Human Developmet
Associate Director of the Center for Gerontology
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University