Program Director

Project Title

Award Amount



Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University

Richard A. Zweig, PhD

Doctoral Geropsychology Training in a Primary-Care Setting


Clinical psychology (doctoral), internal medicine

Provide externship training to clinical psychology doctoral students at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology with education and clinical experiences in geropsychology.

University of Rochester Medical Center

Deborah A. King, PhD

University of Rochester Geropsychology Education Program


Psychology, medicine (family medicine, internal medicine), psychiatry

Provide doctoral training to two fellows the first year and three fellows in the second and third years to prepare them to work in community-based elder-care services.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Leon A. Hyer, EdD

Training in Geropsychology for Underserved Elders


Psychology, psychiatry, family medicine, public health

Create an integrated training program for three geropsychology interns and three graduate students and develop geriatric programs.

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Susan Labott, PhD

Geropsychology Education Program at UIC


Psychology (clinical, consulting, health, neuropsychology), medicine (psychiatry, physical medicine, rehabilitation), nursing (rehabilitation, oncology), social work

Develop a distance-learning program with interactive case consultation and demonstrations, and support intern stipends and an interdisciplinary seminar.

University of South Florida

Victor A. Molinari, PhD

Postdoctoral Public Sector Interdisciplinary Training


Psychology (postdoctoral fellows, graduate students), geriatric nurse practitioners, public health, gerontology

Train three geropsychology postdoctoral fellows each year for three years in diverse long-term care and primary-care settings.

University of Alabama

Forrest R. Scogin, PhD

Training Geropsychologists for an Aging America


Psychology, nursing, social work, medicine

Expand practicum sites in underserved communities to train clinical geropsychology students and fund three geropsychology graduate students and an interdisciplinary course on health and aging.

Veterans Affairs Black Hills Health Care System

Michael J. Fellner, PhD

Frontier Geropsychology Training Enhancement Project


Psychology/psychiatry, medicine, nursing, social work, master's-level counselors

Develop a geropsychology component within the Internship Training Program to provide training experiences with elderly Native American clients in frontier and rural areas.