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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.

Submission Period
February 1- March 31, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a Fellow of the Society (GSA).

Nomination Process
The online nomination form will open February 1, 2020

Required Nomination Packet Materials: 

  • A single nomination letter signed by at least three (3) supporters.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae.

Nature of Award

The recipient receives an engraved crystal award piece, delievers a prestigious award lecture, and is recognized at the Opening Plenary Session of the GSA Annual Meeting.  

Past Awardees: View here

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