2017 Ronald Bayne Gerontology Award Recipient: Stephanie Hatzifilalithis

Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Learn more about this year's Ronald Bayne Gerontology Award Recipient: Stephanie Hatzifilalithis

Congratulations to Stephanie Hatzifilalithis who has been awarded the 2017 Ronald Bayne Gerontology Award.  

Stephanie is a first-year student in the Ph.D. program in the Department of Health, Aging, and Society at McMaster University under the guidance of Dr. Amanda Grenier.  Stephanie holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Sheffield and an MSc In Cognitive Neuroscience from University College London, UK. Stephanie is the head of Communications/Secretary of the Gilbrea Student Group and is also the lead on a Student Proposal for Intellectual Community & Engaged Scholarship (SPICES) Grant, named Seniors of Canada. Her work thus far has focused on health and wellbeing, the benefits of social interaction, and cognitive vitality among older people. Her Ph.D. project will investigate the theoretical frameworks, methodologies, and applications of Intergenerational Learning.