Turturro, Dr. Carolyn

Dr. Turturro  clturturro@ualr.edu

I was born and grew up in White Plains (Westchester County)  New York.  I lived and worked in Manhattan, NY for 10 years while completing my graduate work at NYU.  I have lived in Little Rock, AR for the past 20 years.  My husband Angelo and I have two children, Vincent and Zeferin.

Courses Taught:

Graduate MSW and Gerontology courses:
Research Methods
Statistics for Social Workers
Evaluation Research
Biology and Psychology of Aging
LifeSpan Development
Adult Development and Aging
Undergraduate BSW Courses:
Statistics for Social Workers
Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
Social Work Practice III
Research Methods
Courses taught in other departments/ universities:�
Health Psychology
Health Education/ Health Counseling�
Personal Health Behaviors
Behavioral Medicine

Past Positions:

2007 to Present:  Coordinator, Graduate Gerontology Program, UALR School of Social Work
1995 Assistant Professor, UALR School of Social Work
1993 Instructor, UALR School of Social Work and Gerontology Program
1992  Lecturer, UALR, Health Education and Psychology Programs
1991  Research Director, Behavioral Medicine, Arkansas Cancer Research Center
1989-1990 Visiting Instructor, Health Counseling and Health Administration Programs, Iona College, NY
1985-1989 Assistant Director, Preventive Health Services Study, Industrywide Network for Social, Urban and Rural Efforts
1981-1984  Assistant Research Scientist, Environmental Medicine Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, New York University Medical Center
1974-1978  Community Residence Director, Westchester Developmental Services, NY

Educational Background:

Ph.D.  (1992) New York University, Applied (Community) Psychology & Quantitative Psychology (minor)
M.A.  (1981)  New York University
Organizational Psychology
B.A.  (1974)  Herbert H. Lehman College
CHES (1991) Certified Health Education Specialist              �
Publications and Presentations:
Presentations, Workshops and Publications on topics of:
Health Behavior and Aging
Program Evaluation
Preventive Health Services
Interdisciplinary Practice
Assessment and Intervention of Adolescents with PTSD
  Professional Associations (Past and Present):

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
Council on Social Work Education
American Psychological Association
American Evaluation Association
Society for Community Research and Action