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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Kentucky Professor Honored with Distinguished Faculty Award

Dr. Graham D. Rowles, professor and chair of the department of gerontology in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, has been selected to receive the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Honor by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).  The Distinguished Faculty Honor recognizes individuals who exhibit exemplary, innovative, or impactful teaching in the area of Gerontology.


Dr. Rowles will be presented with this honor at the AGHE Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference, held in February.  In addition to receiving this prestigious award, Dr. Rowles has been invited to present a lecture at the annual meeting.

Dr. Rowles is a Professor in the Graduate Center for Gerontology and holds joint appointments in a number of departments across campus, including Nursing, Behavioral Science, Geography and Health Behavior.  He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of American and AGHE, and serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of Applied Gerontology and the Journal of Housing for the Elderly.