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IPA Names New Deputy Editor- IPA Bulletin

The International Pscyhogeriatric Association (IPA), the global leader in the older adult mental health field, today announced that Dr. Fei Sun, PhD, MSW will assume the role of IPA Bulletin Deputy Editor - Research and Practice.  This is a two year appointment beginning May 2021.

“We are excited to have Dr. Sun join the IPA Bulletin Editorial team", said Kate Filipiak, CAE, Executive Director of IPA. “Dr. Sun represents our diverse membership with his background in social work and experience in aging and mental health research. We look forward to the multi-disciplinary perspective and future contributions Dr. Sun will bring to the Bulletin."

Dr. Sun is a professor and coordinates the Levande Geriatric Social Work Certificate program at the School of Social Work (SSW) at Michigan State University (MSU). He is a fellow of The Gerontological Society of America, and has been working with the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse of World Health Organization  (WHO) on developing a global toolkit for dementia friendly communities. His overall research area is aging and mental health with a focus on addressing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders in Chinese American community.

To contact Dr. Sun regarding items for submission to the IPA Bulletin, please email


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