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Dr. Meredith Wallace Kazer

Dean & Professor
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Honors (2016). Top 50 Gerontology Professors Worldwide (ranked 4th). 


Mometrix (2015). Tenth most influential dean in the U.S.A. (2014) Named 1 of 15 Top Adult Gerontology Nursing Professors.

American Academy of Nursing Fellowship Induction (2011)






Connecticut League for Nursing (2018) President’s Award.

Yale University (2016). Distinguished Alumni Award

Connecticut Nurse Association (2013) Virginia Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research.

American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award (2012) for Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse.




Co-Investigator. The Impact of Race/Ethnicity and Campus Climate on Student Outcomes.  (October, 2016). Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) Grant.

Principal Investigator, Independent Practice in Connecticut: A Focus-group study. (January, 2016). The CT APRN Society.


Principal Investigator, The Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Project. (January, 2015). The CT APRN Society.

Principal Investigator, Aging and Sexual Health: An Exploration of Experiences and Concerns . (April, 2013). Fairfield University Institutional Research Grant.


Principal Investigator, Primary-care Outcome Valued Initiative for Delivery of Education [PROVIDE]. (September, 2012, 2014).  Health Resources Service Admiministration.

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