NMU Social Work Professor Patricia Cianciolo was awarded Fellow status through the behavioral and social sciences section of the Gerontological Society of America. GSA fellowship is the highest class of membership and acknowledges outstanding and continuing work in the field of gerontology. Cianciolo recently received the award at the society’s 69th annual scientific meeting in New Orleans.
Cianciolo has been a member of GSA for more than 20 years. Her involvement in the field of aging has spanned 40 years as an academic, advocate and practitioner.
GSA is the world’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging.