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Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health

Center on Aging and Health's Scientific Seminar Series
Contact: Suzette Wright,, 410-955-0491

With support from The Matthew Tayback Memorial Fund in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and under the auspices of EBA training program and the Older Americans Independence Center, the Center on Aging and Health (COAH) hosts a monhtly Scientific Seminar Series. Seminars are attended by faculty, fellows, trainees, staff, and others with interests in aging from across the university. The broad goal of the COAH Scientific Seminar 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, 2016-2017 Schedule
Location: 2024 E. Monument Street, Room 1-500Q (Conference Room)

Date/Time: Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm, first of the month, unless otherwise noted.
Sponsorship: Scientific Seminar Series is primarly sponsored by
The Matthew Tayback Memorial Fund.

September 14, 2016 (Note: Wednesday)Dr. Anand Parekh, Senior Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center: "Integrating Health & Housing Policy for Optimal Aging"
October 3, 2016Dr. Drew Leder, Professor of Philosphy, Loyola University: "Living Well with Loss and Less: Lessons from the East about Graceful Aging"
November 7, 2016Dr. Joe Verghese, Professor/Director Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine: "Foot in the Alzheimer World"
December 5, 2016Dr. George Rebok, Professor, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University: "Moving Beyond the 'Does it Work or Not Work' Brain-Training Debate: Challenges in Creating New Best Practices"
February 6, 2017Dr. Laura Gitlin, Director/Professor, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins School of  Medicine: "Non-pharmacologic Treatment of Dementia: Where We are Now and Where We are Going"
March 6, 2017Dr. Ursula Staudinger, Professor of Psychology, Director, Columbia Aging Center, Columbia University: "Human Aging: A Personalized and (Within Limits) Modifiable Process"
April 3, 2017TBA
May 1, 2017TBA

Past Seminars
Please click here for a full list of all Seminars on Aging Series presentations, Fall 2003-Spring 2016.


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