Bayles, Healthy Aging Program, Honored

Constance Bayles, PhD, a GSPH Department of Epidemiology faculty member, was recently named one of eleven 2011 Mon River Fleet Women of Achievement. Awardees were selected based upon their contributions in health care, education, society, safety, recreation, spirituality, volunteerism, lifetime achievement, or special projects through the Fleet’s Healthier Communities PartnerSHIPS.

Bayes was recognized as the Outstanding Project awardee for her work in the Department of Epidemiology’s Center for Healthy Aging, a successful joint collaboration among the University of Pittsburgh, the Mon River Fleet, community members in McKeesport, PA, and surrounding areas.

The project, 10 Keys to Healthy Aging, is based on ten areas that improve function and quality of life in old age, has provided insight to the health care needs of the community, enabling promotion and dissemination efforts to focus specifically on those needs.


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