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Aging and Health

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. 8, 2014Ciprian M. Crainiceanu, PhD: "Accelerometers, GPS, video cameras, and heart monitors:
The changing landscape of measurements in epidemiological studies"
Oct. 6, 2014Stephanie L. Brown, PhD: "Mechanisms for Linking Prosocial Behavior to Physical Health"
Nov. 3, 2014Joseph Gallo, MD: "Lessons Learned from Using Mixed Methods to Advance Aging Research"
Dec. 1, 2014Andrew Goldberg, MD: "Adipose Tissue Expandability and the Prevention of Visceral Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Postmenopausal Women"
Feb. 2, 2015Katherine Smith, PhD: "What Can You Learn by Listening? Qualitative Interviews and Focus Groups as Important Tools for Aging Research"
April 6, 2015Richard N. Jones, ScD: "Cognitive Reserve in the Context of Postoperative Delirium"
May 4, 2015William Haley, PhD: "A Brief History of Family Caregiving Research"
June 8, 2015Martin J. Sliwinski, PhD: "Ambulatory Methods for Assessing Stress and Cognition in Daily Life: Results from Project ESCAPE"

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

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