The Rosalie A. Kane Fellowship in Justice & Equity in Gerontology
Rosalie A. Kane Fellowship in Justice and Equity in Gerontology is designed to attract and support outstanding underrepresented students (when possible) to the Ph.D. program in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration (HSRP&A) who are interested in cultivating their academic and research skills in aging and long-term care. The Fellowship will guarantee full tuition and a full stipend for selected candidates in their 1st year and is renewable based on progress for each subsequent year the Fellow is enrolled in the HSRP&A Ph.D. program. A major emphasis of this scholarship is on robust, regular mentorship to create a sense of community and provide ongoing scientific, professional, and academic development.
The Fellowship was established to celebrate the formidable legacy of Rosalie A. Kane, Ph.D. (1940-2020), a pioneering scholar of and advocate for quality of life in long-term care.
Ample opportunities exist to pursue scholarship of interest with the following teams and Centers:
- The Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation;
- Dr. Gaugler’s Families and LTC Projects;
- Dr. Shippee’s Equity and Quality in Long-Term Services and Supports (EQuaLS) Projects; and
- A number of other aging-focused Centers across campus, including the Life Course Center, the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Science and Clinical Innovation; the
Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program; and
- A wealth of other opportunities afforded by the University’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
The Division of Health Policy and Management is one of four in the School of Public Health, which is located in a large academic health center. The Division enjoys close working relations with a variety of health care programs and organizations locally and across the country, as well as governmental agencies at the local, state, and national levels. 🞂 Read more about the Division of Health Policy and Management.
If you or a student you know is interested in the Rosalie A. Kane Fellowship in Justice and Equity in Gerontology, please contact Dr. Joe Gaugler, Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care & Aging, at email@example.com or 612-626-2485 prior to or after the completion of the application to the HSRP&A Ph.D. program.