March 17, 2004: Headlines: COS - Philippines: Medicine: Foundations: SPRY Press Release: Philippines RPCV Dr. Lynn A. Reid will serve as the SPRY foundationís Vice-President for Research and Education and oversee the organizationís translational research projects and initiatives

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Philippines RPCV Dr. Lynn A. Reid will serve as the SPRY foundationís Vice-President for Research and Education and oversee the organizationís translational research projects and initiatives

Philippines RPCV Dr. Lynn A. Reid will serve as the SPRY foundationís Vice-President for Research and Education and oversee the organizationís translational research projects and initiatives

Philippines RPCV Dr. Lynn A. Reid will serve as the SPRY foundationís Vice-President for Research and Education and oversee the organizationís translational research projects and initiatives

SPRY FOUNDATION NAMES DR. LYNN A. REID AS NEW VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

Reid, a Former Universitry of Maryland Intergenerational Health Lecturer, Will Spearhead SPRY's Translational Research Initiatives

Washington, DC, March 17, 2004 Ė Dr. Lynn A. Reid, an expert in successful aging and intergenerational health, has joined the leadership team of the SPRY Foundation.

Reid will serve as the foundationís Vice-President for Research and Education and oversee the organizationís translational research projects and initiatives, according to SPRY President Dr. Russell Morgan.

Dr. Reid is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having spent two years in the Philippines as a nutrition educator for mothers of malnourished infants.

She previously served as the program director at the American Medical Student Association for a national substance abuse prevention project, funded by the U.S. Department of Health, where she trained medical students to work with high-risk youth.

ďWeíre thoroughly delighted to welcome Dr. Reid to SPRY and look forward to benefiting from her extensive experience and technical skills,Ē said SPRY President Morgan.

ďHer knowledge and background in communication, education and inter-generational health are fundamental to SPRY's goals and essential to our translational work,Ē Morgan said.

Dr. Reid lectured and trained college students to work with older adults in the Adult Health and Development Program at the University of Maryland, an intergenerational health promotion program. She also taught in the University of Marylandís Department of Public and Community Health.

She earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Southern Connecticut University and holds a Masterís degree and Ph.D. in Health Education from the University of Maryland, with areas of concentration in health behavior and aging.

Dr. Reid also earned a doctoral-level gerontology certificate from the Center on Aging at the University of Maryland. Her doctoral dissertation research examined the relationship between successful aging and nutrition behavior in older adults.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the SPRY (Setting Priorities for Retirement Years) Foundation is an independent, national non-profit research and education organization that helps people prepare for successful aging.

SPRY conducts problem-solving research and develops information and educational materials for physical health and wellness, mental health, financial security, and life engagement.

The SPRY Foundation carries out its programs as an operating foundation, working in partnership with government agencies, non-profit organizations, foundations and the private sector to develop programs that help people make the most of their later years. SPRYís primary target audience is all people 50 years and older, their families and their caregivers.

For more information about the SPRY Foundation visit: www.spry.org.




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