OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thomas A. Teasdale, DrPH, Oklahoma City, was recently given the Achievement in Aging, 2012 Professional of the Year award.
Teasdale works for the Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He serves as Vice-Chair and Director of Education for the Department of Geriatric Medicine, Director of the Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center, Associate Director of the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, and Core Investigator at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
“Dr. Teasdale has made significant contributions to geriatric education. Thousands of students and professionals have received training from one of his programs which has benefitted countless older Oklahomans and their families,” said OKDHS Aging Services Division Director Lance Robertson. “We congratulate him on being the 2012 Professional of the Year and are grateful for his commitment and contributions to the aging profession.”
Robertson presented the award at the 37th Annual Oklahoma Conference on Aging in Norman. The annual Achievement in Aging awards are presented by the OKDHS Aging Services Division. For more information about aging-related services contact the Senior InfoLine at 1-800-211-2116.