Toni Antonucci Receives Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award from APA

July 20, 2021

Ann Arbor – Researcher Toni Antonucci has been awarded the 2021 Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award from Division 20 of the American Psychological Association.

Toni Antonucci

Toni Antonucci

This award was established to honor researchers with distinguished careers that have featured exceptional theoretical and empirical contributions to the psychological science of aging. The award is sponsored by the Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation. According to Division 20 of the American Psychological Association, “The Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award, sponsored by the Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation, is Div. 20’s most prestigious award. It has been established to honor researchers with distinguished careers that have featured exceptional theoretical and empirical contributions to the psychological science of aging.”

Dr. Antonucci’s research examines the cross-sectional, longitudinal and cohort effects of social relations to assess whether they contemporaneously or longitudinally predict health and well-being. She seeks to examine, clarify, and explain some of the recent complexities identified concerning social relations as well as their ability to help cope with or increase vulnerability to stress and other risk factors. She is a co-director of The Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (MCCFAD), a research professor at the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research, and is a MiCDA-affiliate.

Congratulations Toni!