Eileen Crimmins (USC-UCLA) wins GSA's 2012 Kleemeier Award
Eileen Crimmins was selected to receive the Gerontological Society of America's Robert W. Kleemeier Award for 2012, given in recognition of outstanding research in gerontology. Crimmins, director of the USC-UCLA Center on Biodemography and Population Health,, is an internationally recognized expert on aging whose research looks at how socioeconomic factors influence health and life expectancy. She has been a pioneer in developing and modeling the concept of healthy life expectancy. The award will given at GSA's Annual Meeting, Nov 14-18, in San Diego.