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.
Letia A. Boseman
Letia A. Boseman received the
2014 ASA Award at the
opening general session
of the 2014 Aging in America Conference
March 11, 2014.
The 2014 winner of the ASA Award is Letia A. Boseman. A Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service, Boseman also serves as a senior public health analyst at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, where she leads and coordinates projects related to policy and program information, aging, women’s health, and vision health. Boseman has more than 20 years of experience working at state, regional, federal, international, health/managed care, and nonprofit agencies.
Boseman is a past Chair of ASA’s Healthcare and Aging Network (HAN) constituent group and the CDC Aging and Health Work Group. A legacy advisor to the ASA board, she has been an ASA member for more than a decade, also serving on the HAN Editorial Board, the HAN Awards Committee, and the ASA Leadership Coordinating Council.
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