Pamela Teaster, director of the Center for Gerontology and a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science, was the recipient of the Isabella Horton Grant Guardianship Award. Sponsored by the Rutter Group and administered by the National College of Probate Judges, the “Isabella”is given in recognition of individual achievements in the field of guardianships of adults and/or minors based on activities such as innovative programs leading to improvements in guardianship laws; articles, treatises, books, or other  publications of unusual quality and impact on guardianship issues; and leadership roles or other activities in organizations that have led to significant improvements in the laws, administration, or practices in the guardianship field.

Teaster received the award at the Spring Conference of the National College of Probate Judges, which was held May 2–5 in San Diego.