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Yale scientist is recognized for research in geriatrics

Medicine@Yale, 2014 - Mar Apr


Becca Levy, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology and psychology, was awarded the Ewald W. Busse Research Award for Excellence in Social and Behavioral Sciences by the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG). Levy’s research explores psychosocial factors that influence elders’ cognitive and physical functioning, as well as their longevity. She is the recipient of numerous other honors and awards. The Busse Research Award, given once every four years, was presented at the IAGG’s World Congress in Seoul, South Korea, last summer.