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COAH Scientific Seminars Series on Aging
Contact: Caitlyn Merwin,, 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, MD, Bruce McEwen, PhD, and James W. Vaupel, PhD among many other distinguished speakers.

COAH Scientific Seminars Series on Aging, 2014-2015 Schedule
Location: 2024 E. Monument Street, Room 1-500Q (Conference Room)

Date/Time: Mondays at 3:30pm, first of the month, unless otherwise noted.
Sponsorship: The 2014-2015 Seminar Series is primarly sponsored by
the The Matthew Tayback Memorial Fund.

Sept. 21, 2015David L. Roth, PhD: "From Caregivers to Caregiving: Integrating Perspectives and Updating the Research Agenda"
Oct. 5, 2015Janet Bettger, PhD, FAHA: "A New Era of Research: How Linkages are Advancing Stroke Care and Outcomes"
Nov. 2, 2015Neal S. Fedarko, PhD: "Fuel for the Fire: Chronic Inflammation and Disease Progression"
Dec. 7, 2015Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD: "Beyond the Basic Epidemilogy: Digging Deeper on Frailty in the Older Adult Population"
Feb. 1, 2016Julie Robison, PhD: "'Life Has Been Given Back to Me': The Experience of Transitioning from Institutions to Community Living for Participants and Their Families"
March 7, 2016Stephanie Studenski, MD: "The Interface Between Gait and Cognition in Older Adults"
April 4, 2016Brent J. Small, PhD: "Behavioral Approaches to the Analysis of Change: Illustrations from Aging and Cancer"
May 2, 2016Leocadio Rodriguez Mañas, MD, PhD: "Frailty Two Decades Later: What Now?"

Past Seminars
Please click here for a full list of all Seminars on Aging Series presentations, 2003-2014.

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