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Aging and Health

COAH Scientific Seminars Series on Aging
Contact: Caitlyn Merwin, cmerwin@jhmi.edu, 410-955-0491

With support from the Division of Geriatric Medicine and under the auspices of EBA training program and the Older Americans Independence Center, COAH hosts a series of Scientific Seminars on Aging, held monthly. Seminars are attended by trainees, Core Faculty, and others with interests in aging. The broad goal of the Seminars on Aging Series is to stimulate interdisciplinary research investigating the health concerns for an aging society, particularly focused on opportunities for prevention, through engaging leading experts in the discussion of research agendas and findings pertaining to the field. Past seminar speakers include James F. Fries, M.D., Bruce McEwen, Ph.D., and James W. Vaupel, Ph.D. among many other distinguished speakers.

COAH Scientific Seminars Series on Aging, 2013-2014 Schedule
Location: 2024 E. Monument Street, Room 2-1002 (Learning and Development Lecture Hall)

Date/Time: Mondays at 3:30pm, first of the month, unless otherwise noted.
Sponsorship: The 2013-2014 Seminar Series is primarly sponsored by
the The Matthew Tayback Memorial Fund.

Sept 9, 2013

Karen Davis, PhD: "Medicare at Fifty: Preparing for the Boomers"

Oct 7, 2013

Josef Coresh, MD, PhD: "Connecting Midlife Risk Factors to Outcomes at Older Age:
Lessons & Opportunities in the Follow-Up Visit of the ARIC Study"
Nov 4, 2013David Roth, PhD: "Building an Evidence-Base for Strengthening the Social Connections of Older Adults"
Dec 2, 2013Eleanor M. Simonsick, PhD: "Energetics, Reserve and Resiliency in Aging"
Feb 3, 2014Antonio Trujillo, PhD: "The Links Between Chronic Illness and Late-Life Cognitive Decline in Four Latin American Countries"
April 21, 2014Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD: "The Impact of Visual Impairment on Older Individuals and What Can Be Done About It"
May 5, 2014

Neil Alexander, MD: "Studies of Mobility Assessment and Enhancement in Different Disease Populations: An Emerging Area"

Past Seminars
Please click here for a full list of all Seminars on Aging Series presentations, 2003-2013.

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