Dr. Megan Dolbin-MacNab was recently named a Fellow in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America.  The Gerontological Society of America is the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and professional practice in the field of aging. Its Fellows are society members nominated by peers for their work in advancing the study of aging through research, administration, and teaching.

For the last 20 years, Dr. Dolbin-MacNab’s research has focused on grandfamilies, examining grandchild and grandparent well-being, parenting and family dynamics, and best practices for community-based interventions.  For more information about Dr. Dolbin-MacNab’s research, read the news stories below:

Megan Dolbin-MacNab Receives National Distinction for Her Dedication to Gerontology

Grandparents Providing the Safety Net in the Midst of Opioid Crisis, According to Virginia Tech Expert

Virginia Tech Professor Megan Dolbin-MacNab to Speak on Capitol Hill