Scientific Seminar Series
1st Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted, during the academic year
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: 2024 E. Monument St. Room 1-500Q
Sponsored by: The Matthew Tayback Memorial Fund in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Co-sponsored by: JHU Center on Aging and Health, JHU Older Americans Independence Center, and EBA Training Program
Contact: Monique L. Lee, email@example.com
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 monthly 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. Please visit our YouTube page to watch recorded sessions: COAH YouTube channel.
April 3, 2023
Featured Presenter – Joshua R. Ehrlich, MD, MPH
Joshua R. Ehrlich, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He will present “Epidemiology of Vision Loss and Aging” at the April 3rd Scientific Seminar Series. Dr. Ehrlich’s research focuses on systemic health, well-being, and quality of life. In person attendance is encouraged. Click link for Zoom registration http://bit.ly/3Taag8Y
Scientific Seminar: Socioeconomic conditions and cognitive aging in a rural, low-income setting – 2024 E. Monument Street, Powe Room 1-500Q
Advancing Innovation through Inquiry and Equity
The Elderly in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of Ghana
Frailty in People Living with HIV: An Accelerated Phenotype
Improving Care at the End of Life during Concurrent Public Health Crises
Measurement and Structure of Cognition across the world: Statistical harmonization of the HCAP studies
Variety is the Spice of Life: Exploring the Various Facets of Heterogeneity in Aging
Memory Impairment in Aging and Dementia: The HOPE4MCI Study
Included: Advancing Health Equity for People with Disabilities
Diet and Brain Health – State of the Science and Next Steps to Address Disparities
List of 2018 – 2019 Seminars
Please click here for a full list of all Seminars on Aging Seriespresentations, Fall 2003-Spring 2016.
EBA Research in Progress Meetings
2nd and 4th Mondays, 3:30-4:30PM, during the academic year
Brian Buta, MHS
Phone: (410) 502-3412
The bi-weekly EBA Research in Progress meetings involve trainees, faculty members and others in the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions interested in aging and health. The sessions serve to develop trainees’ critical thinking, oral communication skills and knowledge of issues integral to aging research and career development. Each trainee presents an annual formal seminar during his or her training period. These meetings provide a successful forum for students and faculty to report their research, learn methods for presentation of research, offer and receive research feedback, and discuss quantitative methods and prominent publications informally. The events are also a forum to generate collaborations across disciplines and projects have resulted in jointly authored manuscripts. These meetings also include information on general research skill development (how to develop a hypothesis, write an abstract, how to work with people in other disciplines, etc.) and career development (preparing for a career and looking for a job). Please visit our YouTube page to watch recorded sessions: EBA YouTube Channel.
2021-2022 EBA Research in Progress Meetings
2nd and 4th Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm
Held via Zoom, unless otherwise noted
- September 13, 2021: EBA Special Session: Statistical Challenges in Aging, led by Dr. Karen Bandeen-Roche
- September 27: EBA Special Session: How Do We Measure Cognition?, led by Drs. Michelle Carlson and Alden Gross
- October 11: EBA Special Session: Clinician-Researcher Perspectives on Cognitive Decline in Older Adults, led by Dr. Sevil Yasar. Note: hybrid meeting via Zoom and also in-person participation in Room 1-500Q.
- October 25: EBA Alumni Panel Discussion, with Drs. Bridget Burke, Elizabeth Sweeney, and Vijay Varma.
- November 8: Erica Twardzik, PhD. Built Environments and Health among Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities.
- November 22: Breanna Crane
- December 13: Danielle Feger
- January 24, 2022: Carly Lupton-Smith
- February 14: Elizabeth Linton
- February 28: Emma Nichols
- March 14: Pat Donahue
- March 28*: TBD
- April 11: Grant Schumock
- April 25: Hold for annual joint meeting with BHS, ENGAGE, SMART/WIT
- May 9: TBD
*Please note: the 4th terms dates may change due to overlap with aging-related coursework.
Past EBA Research in Progress Meetings
EBA Training Program Meeting: Presentation by Grant Schumock
EBA Training Program Meeting: Quantifying the proportion of dementia risk attributable to vascular risk factors
EBA Training Program Meeting: “Race” in medical/aging research: a panel discussion
- Deidra C. Crews, M.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Deputy Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
- Hormuzd Katki, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute
- John W. Jackson, Sc.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
EBA Research in Progress presentation by Emma Nichols
EBA Research in Progress: “Modeling Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Response to Probe Resilience and Frailty” by Grant Schumock
EBA Research in Progress: March 28
EBA Research in Progress: “Peak Expiratory Flow Predicts Incident Dementia in a Representative Sample of U.S. Older Adults: The National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)” by Pat Donahue
EBA Research in Progress: “The use of algorithms for the identification of incident dementia: challenges and potential biases” by Emma Nichols
EBA Research in Progress: Elizabeth Linton
EBA Research in Progress: Carly Lupton-Smith
Click to download PDF Program Guide
EBA Training Program
Pepper Scholars Program Research in Progress Meetings
The JHU OAIC collaboration initiative, known as the Pepper Scholars Program, consists primarily of monthly research-in-progress sessions that allow for OAIC-supported investigator interaction and discourse, along with progress updates and access to mentors and methodological experts. The program’s research-in-progress centerpiece is bolstered by an online collaboration tool, an ongoing seminar series, grant review sessions, and research facilitation by the center administrator on this effort. The main goal of the Pepper Scholars Program is to positively affect collaborative behaviors and investigator productivity through interactive sessions and other mechanisms of communication and support.
Pepper Scholars Program meetings normally occur on first Wednesday of each month from 12:00-1:00pm in the large conference room of the Center on Aging and Health (2024 E. Monument St, Suite 2-700). Each session includes brief progress updates, and a 30-40 minute presentation by an OAIC-supported investigator, followed by discussion. Lunch is provided.
2021-2022 Pepper Scholars Program Research in Progress Sessions; 12-1pm on the following dates:
- September 1, 2021
- October 6, 2021
- November 3, 2021
- December 1, 2021
- January 5, 2022
- February 2, 2022
- March 2, 2022
- April 6, 2022
- May 4, 2022
- June 1, 2022
To join the mailing list for meeting announcements, please contact Ms. Denise Baldwin.
Please click here for updated information on the JHSPH Research on Aging Showcase
4th Annual Research on Aging Showcase, April 15, 2011
The fourth annual Research on Aging Showcase was held on Friday, April 15 from 1-4pm in Feinstone Hall at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore). This event featured current work by students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty from Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland. The poster session was sponsored by the JHSPH Student Assembly, the Hopkins Center on Aging & Health, the Hopkins Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Training Program, and the University of Maryland Epidemiology of Aging Training Program.
Download: Abstract Booklet for the 2011 Research on Aging Showcase.
Poster Competition Winners:
Faculty / Postdoc:
1. Frank R. Lin
2. Dana K. Christo
3. Chad Hochberg
1. Paige Maas
2. Blake Bennett
3. Nancy Chiles
3rd Annual Research on Aging Showcase, April 26, 2010
The third annual Research on Aging Showcase featured current work by students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and research associates from Johns Hopkins, as well as trainees from the University of Maryland. The poster session was sponsored by the Hopkins Alumni Association, JHSPH Student Assembly, the Hopkins Center on Aging & Health, the Hopkins Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Training Program, the Hopkins Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, and the University of Maryland Epidemiology of Aging Training Program.
Download: Abstract Booklet for the 2010 Research on Aging Showcase.
Poster Competition Winners:
Postdoc / Faculty:
1. Samir Sinha
2. Joel Mack
3. Erin Giovannetti
1. Chris D’Adamo
2. Jennifer Schrack
3. David Maron
2nd Annual Research on Aging Showcase, May 8, 2009
The second annual Research on Aging Showcase featured current work by students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and research associates at Johns Hopkins. The poster session was sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, the Center on Aging & Health, JHSPH Student Assembly, and the School of Medicine Geriatrics Interest Group.
Download: Abstract Booklet for the 2009 Research on Aging Showcase.
Poster Competition Winners:
1. Vladimir Canudas-Romo: The Crossover between Life Expectancies at Birth and at Age One
1st Annual Research on Aging Showcase, May 9, 2008
The first annual Research on Aging Showcase featured current work by students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and research associates at Johns Hopkins. The poster session was sponsored by the Center on Aging and Health and the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the School of Medicine.
Download: Abstract Booklet for the 2008 Research on Aging Showcase.
Poster Competition Winners:
1. Cynthia Boyd
2. Dorry Segev / Cindy Roy and Ian Prince (tie)
1. Melissa Dattalo
2. Bryan D. James / James R. Williams (tie)
Research Working Group Meetings
Information on COAH’s Research Working Groups, including meeting dates and contact information is available here.
2021 Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America
Many Johns Hopkins researchers will present at this year’s GSA Annual Meeting. Please see the following document for a list of presentations by JHU faculty, staff, and students:
Put on your walking shoes and join our team, Johns Hopkins Aging & Alzheimer’s Centers, on Saturday, October 23 as we walk to end Alzheimers.