Keynote Speakers: Robert E. Roush, Kathryn Roulston
Robert E. Roush holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Sam Houston State University. In 1969, he earned his doctorate in education at the University of Houston. He was awarded two competitive postdoctoral fellowships at the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in Washington, D.C. and at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles, respectively.
In 1971, Roush joined the Baylor College of Medicine faculty as the founding director of the Center for Allied Health Professions.
In 1979, he completed an M.P.H. degree from the University of Texas School of Public Health. From 1985 to the present, Roush has directed the Texas Consortium of Geriatric Education Centers, a federally funded group of nine academic health science centers in Texas funded through July 2005.
A faculty associate of Baylor's Huffington Center on Aging, Roush is also an associate professor of geriatrics and professor of gerontology at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Additionally he coordinates continuing medical education for the Section of Geriatrics and teaches medical residents and geriatrics fellows.
In November 2000, Roush completed a three-year term as President of the National Association of Geriatric Education Centers. At present, he is the principal investigator of three federal grants to develop curricula and guidelines in this area for the caregivers of America's elders.
Kathryn Roulston is an associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Georgia and teaches in the Qualitative Research Program in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy. …