Congratulations to Debra Dobbs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at University of South Florida Tampa, School of Aging Studies and Kathy Black, Ph.D. Associate Professor at University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Department of Social Work/Gerontology in receiving Distinguished Member Fellow Status at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Conference on November 19, 2011 in Boston, MA. The GSA’s Executive Committee approves individuals for fellow status within the Society and Fellows are presented with fellowship certificates and pins at their respective section business meetings. Fellowship is peer recognition for outstanding contributions in the field of gerontology and represents the highest class of membership. Those distinctions comes at varying points of a person’s career and for diverse activities that include research, teaching, administration, public services, practice, and notable participation in the Society.