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Aging and Health

Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Research-in-Progress Meetings
Contact: Brian Buta, bbuta@jhmi.edu or 410-502-3412

The bi-weekly EBA Research in Progress meetings involve trainees, faculty members and others in the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions interested in aging and health. The sessions serve to develop trainees’ critical thinking, oral communication skills and knowledge of issues integral to aging research and career development. Each trainee presents an annual formal seminar during his or her training period. These meetings provide a successful forum for students and faculty to report their research, learn methods for presentation of research, offer and receive research feedback, and discuss quantitative methods and prominent publications informally. The events are also a forum to generate collaborations across disciplines and projects have resulted in jointly authored manuscripts. These meetings also include information on general research skill development (how to develop a hypothesis, write an abstract, how to work with people in other disciplines, etc.) and career development (preparing for a career and looking for a job).

Please click here for more information the EBA Training Program.

Please click here for slide presentations from past EBA RIP sessions.


2014-2015 Research in Progress Meeting Schedule

Mondays, 3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m., 2024 E. Monument Street, Suite 2-700, large conference room

Date

Presenter

Presentation Title

Sept. 15, 2014

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD (facilitator) 

Welcome and Training Program Overview

Sept. 29, 2014

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD"Getting a job in academia: how to find one, how to apply, and how to interview"

Oct. 13, 2014

EBA/GIG Journal ClubIntroduction to Journal Club

Oct. 27, 2014

Vijay Varma

"Physical activity and cognition: Associations, intervention effects, and mediators"
Nov. 10, 2014

John Muschelli

"Advances in CT imaging processing and application"
Nov. 24, 2014

Laura Samuel

"Socioeconomic disparities in chronic disease and aging: how poverty gets under the skin"
Dec. 8, 2014

Bridget Burke

"Connections that count: a novel network-based measure of multiple chronic condition burden, socioeconomic status and older adult health"
Jan. 26, 2015

Bridget Burke, Laura Samuel, and Therri Usher

"Do household and neighborhood conditions mediate educational disparities in physical function?" (360 Degree Project)

Feb. 9, 2015

Elizabeth Sweeney "Regulating multi-sequence longituduindal multiple sclerosis lesion intensity profiles and clinical covariates"

Feb. 23, 2015

Nicole Armstrong"The Role of Depression in Cardiovascular Disease, Cognitive Decline, and Mortality."

March 9, 2015

Therri UsherResesarch-in-Progress

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