Univeristy Of Georgia Scientist Conducting Innovative Research With New Funding From The Alzheimer’s Association

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School of Social Work PhD Director (interim) and associate professor, Dr. Tiffany Washington is the recipient of a 2021 Research Grant Award from the Alzheimer’s Association.

The grant award provides Dr. Washington $150,000 over three years. This study is a community-university partnership to support a gerontological social work student-delivered respite program, the Houseguest Program (Houseguest). Houseguest was designed using a community-engaged scholarship model of integrating research, teaching, and service.

The Alzheimer’s Association is the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research in the world. The Association is currently investing over $250 million in more than 730 active projects in 39 countries spanning six continents.

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