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Weinreich named national fellow in gerontology

May 23, 2008

KALAMAZOO--Dr. Donna M. Weinreich, professor of social work at Western Michigan University, was one of just seven gerontology specialists this year to be named fellows of the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education.

The honor recognizes achievement in the areas of teaching, research and scholarship at AGHE-member institutions.

Fellow status is granted only to individuals demonstrating a record of excellence beyond routine teaching and recognizes outstanding leadership in gerontological/geriatric education by established scholars and educators.

The AGHE is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training and research programs in the field of aging. It has more than 280 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, (269) 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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