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Aging and Health

Baltimore Experience Corps Study
Goals and Progress
Projects and Cores

Key Personnel

Core A (Administrative)
Principal Investigator: George Rebok
Project Manager: Katherine Giuriceo
Experience Corps Program Director:  Sylvia McGill (GHCC)
Asst. Director of Operations: Paul Willging
Budget Analyst: Kiana Jones
Administrative Coordinator: Pam Shepherd

Core B (Recruitment and Retention)
Director: Elizabeth Tanner
Co-director: Erwin Tan
Project Coordinator: Marines Terreforte

Core C (Data Collection)
Director: Rachel Piferi
Evaluator: Faith Nufer
Evaluator: Susan Earle

Core D (Data Management and Analysis)
Director: Qian-Li Xue
Co-Director: Qilu Yu
Co-Director: Bobbi Scherer
Data Analyst: Tao Wang
Database Manager: Long He

Program Operations (GHCC)
Experience Corps Program Director: Sylvia McGill
Associate Director: Debbie Stiller
Trainer: Rhoda Jones
Field Manager: Sherry Senter
Field Manager: Brandi Roberts

Project 1 (Older Adult Outcomes)
Principal Investigator: Linda Fried

Project 2 (Children and School Outcomes)
Principal Investigator: George Rebok

Project 3 (Older Adults Neurocognitive Outcomes)
Principal Investigator: Michelle Carlson
Brian Health Sub-study Research Assistant: Vijay Varma

Project 4 (Older Adults Psychosocial Outcomes)
Principal Investigator: Teresa Seeman

Project 5 (Societal Cost-Benefit)
Principal Investigator: Kevin Frick

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In the News

Dr. Jeremy Walston selected as receipient of 2013 Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging

Dr. Roth and colleagues used data from the REGARDS study to show that providing care to a family member with a chronic illness or disability may be associated with modest survival benefit for the caregivers.
Dr. Yasar featured in an article on certain blood pressure medications and the reduced risk of dementia.

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CAPABLE Program created by Dr. Sarah Szanton helps low-income, elderly Baltimore city residents stay in their homes, and reduces health care costs in the process.

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