Karen Roberto

Insights into the Care of Older Adults

Karen Roberto, a University Distinguished Professor of Gerontology at Virginia Tech, was recently featured on Pulse of the Planet, a daily radio series and podcast that tracks the rhythms of nature, c...
Megan Dolbin-MacNab

The Impact of the Opioid Addiction Crisis on Grandparents

Virginia Tech faculty member Megan Dolbin-MacNab testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging in Washington, D.C., on March 21 on the impact of the opioid addiction epidemic on grandpar...

Laura Sands Named Editor-in-Chief of New Journal

Laura Sands — a professor in the Center for Gerontology and the Department of Human Development, both in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences — has been named editor-in-c...
Rosemary Blieszner

Rosemary Blieszner Named Interim Dean

Alumni Distinguished Professor Rosemary Blieszner has been named interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences following the announcement of the University of California, Davis,...
Katherine Allen

Katherine Allen Recognized with Earnest W. Burgess Award

Katherine Allen, a professor in the Department of Human Development, is the 2016 recipient of the Earnest W. Burgess Award. This biennial award of the National Council on Family Relations recognize...
Pamela Teaster

Pamela Teaster Named Director of the Center for Gerontology

Pamela Teaster, a professor in the Department of Human Development at Virginia Tech, has been named director of the university’s Center for Gerontology. She previously served as the associate director...



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