Abstract by Bastida and Kaur nominated for APHA research award

The abstract entitled “Role of Mexican-American grandparents as change agents for family health,”  co-authored by Department of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention professor and chair Elena Bastida along with graduate assistant Ramandeep Kaur, has been accepted and nominated for the Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Student Research Award at the 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Public Health Association.

Elena Bastida, Ph.D.

Elena Bastida, Ph.D.

This award is sponsored by the Retirement Research Foundation for research projects completed in the areas of gerontology, aging, chronic illness and disability in adults, long-term care, or geriatrics. The APHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of your peers from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and share experiences, and will be held from October 29 to November 2, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.

Author: William-Jose Velez

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