GSA Elections

Your Leadership, Your Society! 2022 Election Results Announced

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — is proud to announce its newest elected officers. These individuals were chosen by GSA’s membership, which consists of more than 5,500 researchers, educators, and practitioners.

The officers are responsible for matters of leadership and strategic planning and will assume their new roles on January 1, 2023.

Board of Directors

Vice President
Judith L. Howe, PhD, MPA, FGSA, FAGHE
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Board Member
Laura Haynes, PhD
University of Connecticut

Section Leadership

Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education Vice Chair-Elect
Christine A. Fruhauf, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE
Colorado State University

Behavioral and Social Sciences Section Vice Chair-Elect
Jennifer A. Ailshire, PhD, FGSA
University of Southern California

Biological Sciences Section Vice Chair-Elect
Nathan K. LeBrasseur, PT, PhD, FGSA
Mayo Clinic

Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Vice Chair-Elect
Rita Xiaochen Hu, MSW
University of Michigan

Health Sciences Section Vice Chair-Elect
Mo-Kyung Sin, PhD, RN
Seattle University

Social Research, Policy and Practice Section Vice Chair-Elect
Tetyana Pylypiv Shippee, PhD, FGSA
University of Minnesota