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Epidemiology of Vision Loss and Aging – 2024 E. Monument Street, Powe Room 1-500Q

3:30 pm / 5:00 pm
April 3
Joshua R. Ehrlich, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan will present "Epidemiology of Vision Loss and Aging". Dr. Ehrlich's research focuses on the impact of vision loss on systemic health, well-being, and quality of life.  This event is co-hosted by the Center on Aging & Health and Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health.  Sponsorship for this event is sponsored by: The Matthew Tayback, Sc.D., Memorial Lecture Fund; Center on Aging & Health; Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology; Johns Hopkins Older Americans Independence Center; Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Training Program
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David L. Roth, PhD

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The Center consists of more than 40 faculty members from Johns Hopkins University’s schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing who collaborate with other investigators at Johns Hopkins and around the world to pursue exciting goals in the areas of research, training, clinical care, and public service.  Our overriding objective is to discover new and more effective ways to promote the health and well-being of older adults, and to help them continue to make valuable contributions to our communities. 

In addition to our innovative research projects, such as those on family caregiving, cognitive and sensory functioning, physical mobility, social engagement, and frailty and resiliency, we have active predoctoral and postdoctoral training programs and numerous partnerships with community stakeholders.    Read the full welcome message here.