Jacek K. Erbanek

W. Leigh Thompson Excellence in Research Award

Jacek K. Urbanek, PhD. Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology and Center on Aging and Health is the recipient of the W. Leigh Thompson Excellence in Research: Clinical Research Award for his innovative research entitled “Free-living gait cadence measured by wearable accelerometers: a promising alternative to traditional measures of mobility for accessing fall risk”. Congratulations, Dr. Urbanek, on your research award

David L Roth

Family Caregiving and Chronic Stress

Congratulations to Drs. David L. Roth, Orla C. Sheehan, Jeremy D. Walston, Jin Huang and their study team members on the publication of their research article in the PNAS scientific journal entitled “The transition to family caregiving and its effect on biomarkers of inflammation”


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing awarded $4.3M Grant

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing receives $4.3M grant to launch a national center dedicated to improving health and function of people with disabilities and their caregivers. The Center will be called RESILIENCE RRTC with funding coming from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Sarah Szanton, PhD. will be the center’s director