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Rosellen M. Rosich

Professor
Office: SSB 214D      
Phone: (907) 786-1739
Email: rmrosich@uaa.alaska.edu

Education

Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1988

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Lifespan Development (Traditional & E-learning)
  • Human Development in a Cultural Context
  • Adult Development and Aging (Traditional & E-learning)

Professional and Departmental Service

  • Former Statewide Director Alaska Geriatric Education Center (AKGEC)
  • Coordinator the UAA Gerontology minor

Research Interests

  • Gerontology, Ethnogeriatrics, and Geriatrics 
  • Cohort Analysis Methodology
  • Interdisciplinary Health Professions Training
  • Program Evaluation and the Logic model
  • Human Development in Cultural Context

Publications

Recent Publications:

Rosich, R. M. (2014). Simulation technology: An alternative processing of educational and training materials in lifespan developmental psychology and geriatrics. EDULEARN Proceedings Paper Publication

Rosich, R. M. (2014). Simulation technology in academic education and health professions training: Examples in lifespan development and aging. National Association of Gerontology Education (NAGE), Spring Quarterly feature. 

Rosenberg, L., & Rosich, R. M. (2014). Geriatric training and the mental health and substance use workforce for older adults-The Institute of Medicine Report. AGHExchange, (Winter) Vol 37 (2), Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).

Rosich, R. M. (2011). US. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, GEC Grant Program. Final Comprehensive Performance Management System Report. Reporting period 09/01/07 thru 12/31/10. Web-based http://grants.hrsa.gov/webexternal/login.asp? (not-available to non-grantees). 

Graves, K., Rosich, R. M., McBride, M., Charles, G., LaBelle (2010). Health and health care of Alaska native older adults training module. Retrieved January 11, 2011 from Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University from Web site: http://geriatrics.stanford.edu/ethnomed/alaskan 

Rosich, R. M. (2010). US. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, GEC Grant Program, Comprehensive Performance Management System Report (CPMS). CPMS (data) period 07/01/09 thru 06/30/10. Web- based http://performance.hrsa.gov.bhpr.cpmsupr  (not-available to non-grantees). 

Compton, D. & Rosich R. M. (2009). Critique of the curious case of Benjamin Button. The Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. Taylor and Francis. 

Rosich, R. M., McBride, M. & Murphy-Southwick, C. (2008) Ethnogeriatrics and culturally competent care: Building techniques across regions. AHGExchange Newsletter, (Spring) Volume 31 (3). Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).

Rosich, R. M. (2008). The human mosaic: Cultural beliefs and health professions training. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1114, 310–316. 

Maiden, R.J. & Rosich, R.M. (2007) Workforce values and educational initiatives: What’s happening at the state level. AHGExchange Newsletter, (Winter) Volume 31 (2), Association for (AGHE).

Recent Presentations:

Rosich, R. M. (2014). Simulation technology: An alternative processing of educational and training materials in lifespan developmental psychology and geriatrics. Presentation at the 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, July. 

McBride, M. R., & Rosich, R. M. (2013). Cohort analysis: An educational tool in ethnogeriatrics links lifespan development and historical experiences of cohorts of older ethnic populations. Presentation at the 8th National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations, Oakland, CA, March.

McBride, M. R., & Rosich, R. M. (2013). Linking lifespan development and historical experiences of older ethnic populations using cohort analysis and a virtual tool (avatar) for geriatric education. Presentation at the 39th AGHE Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, Feb-March.

Manchester, J., Fleming, D., & Rosich, R. M. (2010). Using Evaluation Perspectives to Guide GEC Planning. National Training and Coordination Collaborative (NTACC)/Geriatric Education Centers Webinar Series, May.

Dulin, P., Rosich, R. M., & Sullivan M. (2010). Alcohol and prescription drug use in older adults. Presentation at the 36th Annual School of Addictions and Behavioral Health, Anchorage, AK, May.

Rosich, R.M. (2009). Geriatric education in frontier Alaska: Capacity building and hybrid models of development. Presentation at The Gerontological Society of America’s 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA., November.

Rosich, R. M. (2009).  Cognition, Health Literacy, & the Aging Brain. Presentation at the 18th Annual Care of the Elderly Conference, Sitka, AK., September.