Publications & Presentations

Institute faculty & staff presenting at the 2016 CSWEThe Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging is active in it's scholarly publications and presentations that reach audiences across the field of aging. We invite you to explore our various publications and presentations below.


Cotton, S., Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J.G. (2016). Veggie Rx: A “Fresh Stop” Food Prescription Program (2016). Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA., November 16-20, 2016.

Cotton, S., Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J.G. (2016). Veggie Rx: A “Fresh Stop” Food Prescription Program (2016). Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians Journal. Vol 88.

Cotton, S., Faul, A.C., Yankeelov, P.A. & D’Ambrosio, J.G. (2016). Developing Dementia-Friendly Communities in Rural Counties. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA., November 3-6, 2016.

D’Ambrosio, J. G. & Faul, A.C. (2016). Utilizing Integrated Community Strategies for Conducting A Needs Assessment. ASA Annual Conference, Washington DC, March 2016.

Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J. G. (2016). Development of a University Institute to Promote Transdisciplinary Collaboration. ASA Annual Conference, Washington DC, March 2016.

Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J.G. (2016). Ethics. IN: Whitbourne, S.K. The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging. Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-1-118-52892-1

Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J. G. (2016). How to Conduct a Needs Assessment for an Area Agency on Aging. SSWR 20th Annual Conference, Washington DC, January 2016.

Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J. G. (2016). Improving Physical and Mental Health through Compassionate Love Actions. SSWR 20th Annual Conference, Washington DC, January 2016.

Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J.G. (2016). Planning for the Future of Our Communities: Serving Older Adults, Persons with Disabilities and Their Caregivers. KY: ISHOA.

Faul, A.C. & D’Ambrosio, J.G. (2016). The Food Pantry Preventative Medical Home Without Walls. National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs Annual Program, Las Vegas, June 2-3, 2016.

Faul, A.C., D’Ambrosio, J.G. & Cotton, S. (2016). Training Professional Learners Through a Geriatric Interprofessional Education Program. Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA., November 16-20, 2016.

Faul, A.C., Yankeelov, P.A. & D’Ambrosio, J.G. (In Press). Care Coordination to Improve Health Care Delivery to Older Adults and Vulnerable Populations. IN: Esterhay, R.J., Nesbitt, L.S., Taylor, J.H. & Bohn, J. Population Health. Management, Policy, Technology and Innovation. 2nd Edition.

Furman, C.D. (2016). Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) in KY. Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging.

Yankeelov, P.A., Faul, A. & D’Ambrosio, J.G., Gordon, B. & McGeeney, T. Using World Cafés to Create Healthier Communities for Older Adults Living with Diabetes in Rural Areas. Submitted to Critical Public Health in December 2016.