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Publications

  • Yee-Melichar, D., C. Flores and E. Cabigao. 2014. Long-Term Care Administration and Management: Effective Practices and Quality Programs in Eldercare. Springer Publishing Company.

  • Yee-Melichar, D., A. Renwanz Boyle and C. Flores. 2011. Assisted Living Administration and Management: Effective Practices and Model Programs in Elder Care. Springer Publishing Company.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 2010. Resilience in Aging: Cultural and Ethnic Perspectives. In Resilience in Aging, edited by B. Resnick, L. Gwyther and K.A. Roberts. Springer-Verlag.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 2010. Key Moment in History, 1987: GSA Launches Minority Issues Task Force. Gerontology News 6: 7.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 2010. Housing: Experts Corner, Assisted Living. In The Aging Network: A Guide to Programs and Services for Older Americans, edited by K. Niles-Yokum and D. Wagner. Springer Publishing Company.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. and A. Renwanz Boyle. 2007. Minority Womens’ Health: Current Issues in Research, Education and Practice. Copley Custom Textbooks.

  • Parrott, T. and D. Yee-Melichar. 2007. Part-time and Adjunct Faculty in Gerontology: Challenges and Solutions. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education 27: 69-83.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. and A. Renwanz Boyle. 2005. Aging in Contemporary Society: Translating Research into Practice. XanEdu.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 2005. Aging Asian Americans and Health Disparities. In Closing the Gap: Improving the Health of Minority Elders in the New Millennium, edited by K.E. Whitfield. Gerontological Society of America.

  • Markson, E. and D. Yee-Melichar. 2004. The Older Woman. Technical Report No. 1. Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. .

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 2003. Graduate Education after WASC: Some New Challenges and Opportunities. Perspectives on Assessment.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1999. Health Science Teacher Preparation in California: Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Subject Matter Programs. Technical Report No. 1. California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, .

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1998. Overview of Asian American Women As Research Subjects. In Proceedings of the First National Clinical Trials and Asian American Women Summit, 33-48. Washington, DC: National Institutes of Health.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1998. Overview of Older Adults As Research Subjects. In Proceedings of the AAHSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, 25-29. Washington, DC: American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1998. The Development and Implementation of an Academic Emphasis in Long-Term Care Administration at San Francisco State University. College of Education Review 9: 29-34.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1997. Issues and Trends Affecting Asian Americans, Women and Aging. In Women and Aging: A Research Guide, edited by J.M. Coyle. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1995. Health Education and Promotion, Not Double Jeopardy, for Minority Elders. In In The Rough: A Teaching Strategies Directory for Cultural Diversity in Health Education, edited by E.I. Doyle. Denton: Texas Women's University.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. and J.F. Melichar. 1993. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. The Gerontologist 33: 431-432.

  • Smith, D.L. and D. Yee-Melichar. 1992. Health Promotion and Older Adults: Developing Guidelines for Senior Centers. The Southwestern 8: 18-27.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. and D.L. Smith. 1990. Developing an Educational Unit in Health Education and Promotion for Older Adults: A Collaborative Approach. The Gerontologist 30: 149.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1989. Community Based Programs in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for the Elderly. The Gerontologist 29: 52-53.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. and L.R. Barley. 1989. Evaluation of the Baccalaureate Program in Gerontological Studies and Services, the City University of New York, at York College. NYSAHPERD Journal 39: 15-18.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1988. Current Trends in Mobility and Transportation for Aging Adults Living in the Community. The Gerontologist 28: 159.

  • Godwin, S.R. and D. Yee-Melichar. 1988. Improving Mobility and Safety for Older Persons: Colloquium Held at the National Academy of Sciences. Transportation Research News 134: 8-11.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1985. Assessing the Mobility and Safety Needs and Problems of Older Drivers. The Gerontologist 25: 183-184.

  • Yee-Melichar, D. 1985. Correlations Between What Automobile Drivers Aged 55 and Over 'Say' and 'Feel' About Their Mobility and Safety Needs and Problems. PhD diss., Teachers College, Columbia University.

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Educational Background

  • 1985 – Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, New York (Health Education with emphasis in Gerontology)

  • 1984 – M.S., Teachers College, Columbia University, New York (Health Education with emphasis in Gerontology)

  • 1981 – M.S., College of New Rochelle, New York (Gerontology with emphasis in Long-Term Care Administration)

  • 1980 – B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University, New York (Biology)

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Grants

  • Campus Projects

  • Student Scholarships

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Positions & Honors

  • 2013 – Re-appointed Member of Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • 2011 – Appointed Member of Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • 2009 – Distinguished Service Award , GSA Task Force on Minority Issues in Gerontology

  • 2007 – Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Service , San Francisco State University

  • 2007 – Distinguished Teaching Award , Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

  • 2003 – Community Service Learning Award , San Francisco State University

  • 2001 – Distinguished Alumnus Award , Teachers College, Columbia University

  • 2001 – Certificate of Appreciation , NIH Advisory Committee for Research on Women’s Health

  • 1998 – Distinguished Service Award, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

  • 1997 – Elected Charter Fellow, Association of Gerontology in Higher Education

  • 1996 – Appointed Member of Task Force for the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health

  • 1995 – Appointed Member of Task Force for the Office for Protection from Research Risks, National Institutes of Health

  • 1995 – Distinguished Teaching Award , California Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators

  • 1994 – Elected Fellow, Social Research, Policy and Practice Section, Gerontological Society of America

  • 1992 – Elected President, Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, San Francisco State University, CSU

  • 1991 – Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Instruction in Health Education, San Francisco State University, CSU

  • 1990 – Outstanding Award for Teaching in Graduate Studies, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch

  • 1989 – Outstanding Award for Teaching in Graduate Studies, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch

  • 1988 – Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award, York College, CUNY

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Cabigao, E – Jewish Home for the Aged of San Francisco

  • Flores, C – Eldercare Advocacy Bay Area

  • McGinnis, P – California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)

  • Melichar, J – Adaptive Systems Corporation, Inc.

  • Renwanz Boyle, A – Dominican University of California

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