Richard K Morycz, PhD
Education & Training
Selected Honors & Awards
- Desire-To-Institutionalize Scale utilized for research projects both nationally (NIA-funded REACH I and REACH II Research Projects) and internationally. National Institute of Health website (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=morycz's+scale) as well as in publications - for example, Sun F1, Durkin DW, Hilgeman MM, Harris G, Gaugler JE, Wardian J, Allen RS, Burgio LD. Predicting desire for institutional placement among racially diverse dementia family caregivers: the role of quality of care. Gerontologist. 2013 Jun;53(3):418-29. doi: 10.1093/geront/gns110. Also, significant article published about reliability of scale used across various racial and ethnic groups - Gina M. McCaskill, MSW, MPA, Louis D. Burgio, PhD, Jamie DeCoster, PhD, and Lucinda Lee Roff, PhD. The Use of Moryczs Desire-to-Institutionalize Scale Across Three Racial/Ethnic Groups. Journal of Aging and Health23(1) 195202, 2011.
- Morycz RK. Caregiving strain and the desire to institutionalize family members with Alzheimer's disease. Research on Aging, 7(3):329-36l, 1985.
- Morycz RK, Malloy JE, and Bozich MA. Racial differences in family burden: Clinical implications for social work. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 10:133-154, 1987.
- Morycz RK. An exploration of senile dementia and family burden. Clinical Social Work Journal, 8:16-17, 1980
- Miller, M and Morycz, RK. Preparing for the Rise in Alzheimers Disease Cases: A Proposal for Training Support Personnel Commentary J Gerontol Geriatr Res 2015, 4: 195 doi: 10.4172/2167-7182.1000195. Mark D Miller and Richard K Morycz. Published January 27, 2015
Gerontology Society of America Awards Fellow Status to Richard Morycz, PhD in Recognition of His Outstanding Service and Contributions to the Field
Richard Morycz, PhD , Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Social Work , has been awarded fellow status by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The Society will formally present Dr. Morycz with this honor at a special awards ceremony on November 14, 2018 at its annual meeting in Boston, MA. Fellow status represents the highest class of membership in the organization and acknowledges Dr. Morycz’...