Donnelle Eargle has been an Educational Gerontologist since 1976.
A pioneer in the field of Geriatric Rehabilitation, she has
served the aging communities of Atlanta (GA), Tucson (AZ), Boston (MA),
Worcester (MA)., and greater Portland (ME). She has held teaching, research, and administrative posts at
Harvard Medical School (geriatric psychiatry); Univ. of Massachusetts Medical
Center (Center on Aging); Clark University (graduate programs); Saint Joseph's
College of Maine (M.H.A. & Long-Term Care), and five Colleges of the
Worcester Consortium Gerontology Studies Program (CGSP). As a doctoral student, she worked for the
Veterans Administration (Phoenix) and the Long-Term Care Administration Program
of the Univ. of Arizona. Prior to her
Ph.D. studies, she served as Regional Director for Atlanta (GA) Senior Housing /
Housing & Urban Development.
In her spare time she enjoys music (mostly classical & jazz), her family, her dog, and mentoring.
American Society on Aging
Forum on Religion,
Spirituality, & Aging
Gerontology in Higher Education
The National Distinguished Service in Medical Rehabilitation
Award (twice honored)
Service Award, Massachusetts
Worcester Consortium Gerontology Program (twice honored)
from Gerontology, Health Administration, and Theology students
Blog, Health Administration Program,
"Health Technologies & Elder Care."
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