Kerry parker Burnight, PhD

Clinical Professor, Family Medicine
School of Medicine

Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1996, Gerontology

Phone: (714) 456-5530

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South
Bldg. 200, Suite 835
Mail Code: 1150
Orange, CA 92868

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URL UC Irvine Program in Geriatrics
2006 Rising Star of Medicine Award, WomanSage.
2011 Crime Victims Service Innovation Award, U. S. Department of Justice.
2011 Lifetime Achievement Award,Senior Care Humanitarian Award(Nominated, Recipients announced Oct 23, 2011)
Speaker, Orange County Senior Summit. Ensuring Dignity Autonomy and Safety in Later Life. Laguna Woods, California. April 1, 2010.
Speaker, SEAN:Stop Elder Abuse Now!“Elder Abuse.Laguna Woods, CA, March 2010.
Speaker,UCI Social Ecology Undergraduate Course for Dr. Dana Mukamel,Elder Abuse. Irvine, California Feb 22, 2010.
Speaker, UCI Retirees.” Going out with a Bang”,Irvine California,Feb 22, 2010.
Speaker,Oasis Sr. Center.“Living Life to the Fullest at Every Age”,Feb 11, 2010.
Speaker, UCI Forum.“Going out with a Bang”,Irvine,California, Jan 26, 2010.
Speaker, Assisted Living Facilities Association of America.“Preventing Resident Abuse by Understanding its Causes”,Philadelphia,Pennsylvania, May 2009.
Speaker,African American Women’s Health Conference.“ Aging Well”,Orange, California, May 2009.
Speaker, Gerontological Society of America. “ Theoretical Model Development in Elder Mistreatment”, Washington, D.C. November, 2009.
Speaker, UCI Lifelong Learning Institute, “Elder Abuse”, Irvine, California, September 2008.
Keynote Speaker, LagunaWoods Aging Well Summit. “Ensuring Dignity, Autonomy, and Safety in Later Life”, February 2007.
Speaker, Center for Disease Control Meeting. “ Elder Abuse and Neglect”, Newport Beach, California, March, 2007.
Speaker, Police Officer Standard Training on “Elder Abuse: An Overview”, Orange, California, November 2006.
Speaker, The California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics Meeting on “A Gerontologist’s Role in a Geriatrics Department”, Fullerton, California September 2004.
Symposium Chair and Speaker, The Gerontological Society of America 56th Annual National Conference Symposium on “The Abuse, Exploitation and Neglect of older Adults: Collaborative Efforts Toward Elder Justice”, San Diego, California, November 2003.
Speaker, 8th International Family Violence and Sexual Assault Conference on “Advancement Through Collaboration: The Elder Abuse Center,” and “The Medical Forensic Aspects of Elder Abuse”, San Diego, California, September 2003.
Speaker, Saddleback Hospital Nursing Program on “Theories in Gerontology”, Laguna Hills, California, February 2003.
Speaker, UCI Clinic on “Recognizing Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect”, Santa
Ana, California, March 2002.
Speaker, National Conference on the Medical Forensic Aspects of Elder Abuse on “What do we Know? A Review of the Credible Research Evidence on Elder Mistreatment”,Newport Beach, California, April 2002.
Speaker, 7th International Conference on Family Violence on “Medical Interventions for the Mistreatment of the Elderly & Disabled”, San Diego, California, September 2002.
Speaker, California Adult Protective Services Conference on “Using A Medical Response Team to Address Elder Abuse”, Palm Springs, California, January 2001.
Publications 1. Zelinski E & Burnight K. Sixteen-year longitudinal and time-lag changes in memory and cognition in older adults. Psychology and Aging, 1997 12(3): 503-13.

2. Zelinski E & Burnight K. The relationship between subjective and objective memory in the oldest-old: Comparisons of findings from a representative and a convenience sample. Journal of Aging and Health, 2000.

3. Mosqueda L & Burnight K. Multidimensional Assessment in the Ambulatory Clinic. In Osterweil D, Brummel-Smith K, Beck JC. eds. Ambulatory Geriatric Care. McGraw-Hill: New York, 2000;pp 187-202.

4. Mosqueda L, Heath J, Burnight K. Recognizing physical abuse and neglect in the skilled nursing facility: The physician’s responsibilities. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2001;2:183-186.

5. Mosqueda L, Burnight K, Liao S, Kemp BJ. Advancing the field of elder abuse: A new model for integration of social and medical services. The Gerontologist, 2004; 44: 703-708.

6. Mosqueda L, Burnight K, Liao S. The lifecycle of bruises in older adults. The Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 2005;53:8 1339-1343.

7. Wiglesworth A, Mosqueda L, Burnight K, Younglove T, Jeske D. Findings from an elder abuse forensic center. The Gerontologist, 2006.
Grants 1/01/08 - 12/31/08 National Institute on Justice Laying the Foundation for Theoretical Model Development in Elder Abuse; Co-PI
1/01/08 - 12/31/11 Archstone Foundation The Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect; Investigator
1/01/06 - 12/31/07 Archstone Foundation Convening and Technical Support Investigator
1/01/06 - 12/31/07 Archstone Foundation The Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect; Investigator
1/01/06 - 12/31/07 Archstone Foundation Convening and Technical Support; Investigator
1/01/06 - 12/31/07 United States Department of Justice & The National Institute of Justice Bruising as a Forensic Marker of Physical Elder Abuse; Co- PI
4/01/05 - 3/31/08 UniHealth Foundation Elder Abuse Training Institute; Investigator
1/01/03 - 12/31/05 Archstone Foundation Medical Forensic Center on Elder Abuse and Neglect Co- PI
12/01/02 - 11/31/03 United States Department of Justice & The American Bar Association Promising Practices in the Development of Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams; Investigator
11/01/01 - 9/30/03 United States Department of Justice & The National Institute of Justice Bruising in the Geriatric Population; Co-PI
1/01/00 - 12/31/02 Archstone Foundation Elder Abuse: Advancing the Field through an Integrated Medical Response Team; Co-PI
American Geriatrics Society
Gerontological Society of America
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