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Mental Health and Aging Award

The Mental Health and Aging Award recognizes outstanding programs and services in mental health and aging. Nominees should be a member of both ASA and MHAN. Nominees must have made significant contributions to the mental health of older adults, including dementia care, through exemplary research, education, policy planning, advocacy or mental health services that have had demonstrable effectiveness and are inclusive of diverse and underserved populations.

The winner will be featured in the Aging in America Conference program book as well as in AgeBlog and on this page. The award is typically presented during the MHAN Program at the ASA annual conference.

The nomination period for this award is now closed. ASA award recipients will be honored at the 2016 Aging in America Conference

 

2015 Mental Health and Aging Award Winner

Tobi Abramson, Ph.D.

At the New York Institute of Technology, Abramson spent many years educating
undergraduate and graduate students about psychology, gerontology and health topics and consults in the medical school on a geriatric family medicine grant. She has developed inter-professional educational programs, and is past director of the Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics. Her long involvement in the American Society on Aging includes serving as a member of the Board of Directors, past chair of ASA’s Awards Committee, currently serving on MHAN’s Leadership Council and Editorial Board, co-chaired ASA’s NYC regional group, and served on the Governance and Strategic Planning Committees.

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