Molly Perkins named Fellow of Gerontological Society of America

Molly Perkins, PhD, MA

Molly Perkins, PhD, MA

Congratulations to Molly M. Perkins, PhD, MA, who was named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the organization’s highest class of membership, in May of 2016.

GSA Fellows are recognized for their outstanding and continuing work in gerontology. Dr. Perkins will be formally recognized during GSA’s 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans in November.

Dr. Perkins is a social gerontologist and medical sociologist with research interests in aging and HIV/AIDS, polypharmacy/medication management, and aging in minority and vulnerable populations.

The GSA is the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. The principal mission of the society is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision-makers, and the general public.

Dr. Perkins will also be a featured speaker at the 7th International Workshop on HIV & Aging in Washington DC.

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