Center on Aging Activities Spring and Summer 1999
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Faculty Development
This program provides a series of seminars in Gerontology and Geriatrics for faculty in Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The seminars are designed to enhance individual faculty knowledge and skills to facilitate the development of curricula; and the initiation of research projects focusing on issues that impact on African-American elderly, especially relating to service utilization, access and quality of life.
Gerontology/Geriatrics Research Programs
The Center works in collaboration with community-based organizations and health care providers to conduct applied research projects in Gerontology and Geriatrics. The research agenda will focus on projects that place priority on the accomplishments of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthy People 2000 Objectives for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Among African-American Elders.
Continuing Education Institutes
The Continuing Education Institutes focus is on activities to enhance skills and improve knowledge of professionals who currently work in the Aging Service Network and Health Care System. Some of these programs are developed and implemented in collaboration with the Center on Aging at Meharry School of Medicine and the Geriatric Education Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Undergraduate Gerontology Major
This program is designed for undergraduate students at Lincoln University who want to focus on Gerontology as a major for the BS/BA Degree.
Undergraduate Certificate Program In Gerontology

This program provides the opportunity for combining studies in a traditional undergraduate major at Lincoln University with an additional 8 credit hours in Gerontology. This will enable the student to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree and Certificate in Gerontology.

Advanced Certificate program in Gerontology
This 18 credit program culminates in the award of a graduate level Certificate in Gerontology. It is designed for students presently enrolled in the Master of Human Services Program at Lincoln University and health and human service professionals who have an advanced degree (at least Master's Degree level).


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