The ASA Award is intended to create visibility for the field of aging, and is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to aging-related research, administration or advocacy.
Nominees must be current ASA members and will be evaluated based on their contributions to aging-related service, including the impact their work has had on national policy or programs, and their professional reputation as a leader on aging issues.
The nomination period for this award is now closed. ASA award recipients will be honored at the 2016 Aging in America Conference.
John Feather, PhD
John Feather was presented with the 2015 ASA Award at the
opening general session
of the 2015 Aging in America Conference
on Monday, March 23.
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