David Decosta Leitao

David Leitao received his A.B. in History (Phi Beta Kappa) from Dartmouth College in 1986. After a year at the Harvard Law School and another at the post-baccalaureate program in Classics at the University of Pennsylvania, he went for graduate study in Classics to the University of Michigan, where he received an M.A. in 1990 and Ph.D. in 1993. His dissertation was entitled "The 'Measure of Youth': Body and Gender in Boys' Transition Rites in Ancient Greece." He has published numerous articles on Greek adolescence and on the history of gender and sexuality in ancient Greece.

Professional Publications (*=juried, $=invited)

*Tingley, Debora W., and Darlene Yee-Melichar. (2015). "Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being By G. Allen Power: Baltimore, MD: Health Professions Press, 2014, 305 pages, $36.99 (soft cover), ISBN: 978-1-938870-13-2." Educational Gerontology 41(11): 841-843.

 

*Dudley, Nancy, and Darlene Yee-Melichar. (2015). "Principles and Practice of Grief Counseling By Howard R. Winokuer & Darcy L. Harris: New York, NY: Springer, 2012, 242 pages, $55.00 (soft cover), ISBN: 978-0-8261-0872-2." Educational Gerontology 41(11): 839-840.

 

Websites of Interest

A. Academic

 

San Francisco State University

http://www.sfsu.edu/

College of Health and Social Sciences

https://chss.sfsu.edu/

School of Social Work

Professional Memberships

· Fellow, Research Consortium, AAHPERD

· Former Member, American College of Health Care Administration

· Former Member, American Public Health Association

· Former Member, American Society on Aging

· Charter Fellow, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

· Former Member, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

· Member, Association for the Advancement of Health Education

· Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

· Former Member, Kappa Delta Pi (national honor society in education)

Professional Service

2009-2013

2000-2002

2000-2005

2000-2002

2000-2005

1997-pres.

1996-1998

 

1996-pres.

 

1995-1996

 

1995-1997

1995-pres.

1995-pres.

1992-pres.

1990-1993

1990-1991

 

 

2009-2011

2006-2011

2002-2006

2002-2005

2001-2006

1996-1998

1996-1997

1996-1997

1995-1997

1994

1992

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