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Gerontology educator

Kyriakos Socrates Markides, Cypriot, American gerontology educator. Recipient Distinguished Mentorship award, Gerontological Society, 2006, Distinguished Professor award, University of California at Los Angeles, Pearmain prize, Edward Royal Institute Aging, University Southern California, 2010; grantee Research grantee, National Institute Aging, since 1980, Hogg Foundation, since 1984, Rockefeller Foundation.

Background

Markides, Kyriakos Socrates was born on March 21, 1948 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Arrived in the United States, 1968. Son of Socrates and Persoulla Markides.

Education

Bachelor, Bowling Green State University, 1972. Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1976.

Career

Assistant professor University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1976—1982, associate professor, 1982—1987. Professor University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, since 1987, Annie and John Gnitzinger Endowed professor, since 1999.

Works

Membership

Fellow: American College Epidemiology, Gerontological Society of America. Member: American Public Health Association, Population Association American, American Sociological Association.

Connections

Married Evelyn A. Stanton, December 18, 1971. 1 child Michael.

father:
Socrates Markides

mother:
Persoulla Markides

spouse:
Evelyn A. Stanton

child:
Michael Markides