Dr. Nancy R. Hooyman, Professor and Dean at the by obr18219


									Nancy Hooyman, PhD
University of Washington

Dr. Nancy R. Hooyman, co-Principal Investigator, is Dean Emeritus, Recipient of the Hooyman
Endowed Professorship in Gerontology at the University of Washignton School of Social Work
and co-director of the School’s Institute for Multigenerational Health Development and Equality.

She is author of eightbooks and over 100 articles and chapters related to gerontology and
women’s issues; her co-authored books include a widely used text, Social Gerontology: A
Multidisciplinary Perspective (7th Edition); Feminist Perspectives on Family care: Policies toward
Gender Justice; Taking Care of Older Relatives, one of the first widely used books on family
caregiving, and Living through Loss: Interventions across the Lifespan.

She is a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America; Past-President of the National
Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work; past-Board member of the National Institute
for the Advancement of Social Work Research; Past Chairperson of the Action Network for Social
Work Education and Research, a legislative coalition among the five professional national social
work organizations; and past President of the Society for Social Work and Research.

She has served on the Advisory Boards for all the Hartford Foundation Geriatric Initiatives: Faculty
Fellows, Faculty Scholars, Strengthening Aging and Gerontology Education for Social Work
(CSWE Sage-SW) and Geriatric Social Work Practicum Development, has been a National
Mentor for the Hartford Scholars Program, and was PI of the Hartford Geriatric Enrichment in
Social Work Education Project (GeroRich).

In Seattle, she serves on the boards of Intergenerational Innovations, Senior Services, the Sound
Families Initiative through the Gates Foundation, and chairs the United Way Impact Council on
Older Adults.

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