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The Gerontologist encourages speakers of award-winning lectures at The Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting to submit their work for possible publication.

Published articles will be designated as Feature Articles, and will be freely available online to read.

Disentangling the Disabling Process: Insights From the Precipitating Events Project
Thomas M. Gill
Volume 54, Issue 4, August 2014
This paper is a based on the Joseph T. Freeman Award lecture given at the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America held in New Orleans, Louisiana, in November, 2013

Elder Abuse: Research, Practice, and Health Policy. The 2012 GSA Maxwell Pollack Award Lecture
Xinqi Dong
Volume 54, Issue 2, February 2014
This paper is a based on the Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging lecture given at the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America held in San Diego, California, in November, 2012.

Inquiry Into Terminal Decline: Five Objectives for Future Study
Denis Gerstorf and Nilam Ram
Volume 53, Issue 5, October 2013
This paper is a based on the Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Award lecture given at the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America held in San Diego, California, in November, 2012.

The State of Gerontology—Opus One
Scott A. Bass
Volume 53, Issue 4, August 2013
This paper is a based on the Kent Award Lecture given at the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America held in San Diego, California, in November, 2012.

Aging in Culture
Helene H. Fung
Volume 53, Issue 3, June 2013
This paper is a based on the Baltes Award Lecture given at the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America held in Boston, Massachusetts, in November, 2011.

Aging Well and the Environment: Toward an Integrative Model and Research Agenda for the Future
Hans-Werner Wahl, Susanne Iwarsson, and Frank Oswald
Volume 52, Issue 3, June 2012
This paper is a revision of the M. Powell Lawton Award Lecture delivered at the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America held in in New Orleans, Louisiana, in November 2010.

Seizing Interdisciplinary Opportunities in the Changing Landscape of Health and Aging: A Social Work Perspective
Barbara J. Berkman
Volume 51, Issue 4, August 2011
This paper is a revision of the Kent Award Lecture given at the Annual Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America held in Ne

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