Society-Wide Awards

Robert W. Kleemeier Award

kleemeier2The Robert W. Kleemeier Award is given annually to a member of The Gerontological Society of America in recognition for outstanding research in the field of gerontology. The award, created in 1965, is in memory of a former president of the Society whose contributions to the quality of life through research in aging were exemplary.

The recipient of the Kleemeier Award presents a lecture at the Society's Annual Scientific Meeting the following year. The Kleemeier Award Lecture is one of the highlights of the Society's Annual Scientific Meeting.

March 31, 2018 


  • Must be a Fellow of the Society (GSA).
  • Formal nomination letter.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae.
  • No more than five (5) letters of endorsements.

Nomination Process
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete award nomination at the following link: 

Past Awardees: View here

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