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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

College of Health and Social Sciences

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)


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