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Director

Dr. Rebeca Wong

Rebeca Wong, PhD

P. & S. Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities
Senior Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging (SCOA)
Professor, Preventive Medicine & Community Health
Director, WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center on Aging and Health
Rebecca Sealy, Room 6.100
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
rewong@utmb.edu

Associated Researchers

James S. Goodwin, MD
George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair of Geriatric Medicine; Vice President and Chief Research Officer of UTMB

Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR
Russell Shearn Moody Distinguished Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation; Professor & Director, Division of Rehabilitation Science; Director, Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research, UTMB School of Health Professions

Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD
Annie and John Gnitzinger Professor of Aging Studies; Professor and Director of UTMB Preventive Medicine and Community Health; Editor, Journal of Aging and Health

Mukaila Raji, MD, MSC
Edgar Gnitzinger Distinguished Professorship in Aging; Professor & Director, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine; Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program

Jean L. Freeman, PhD
Grace B. Gnitzinger Distinguished Professorship in Aging; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine; Professor, Preventive Medicine and Community Health; Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences; Senior Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging

Karl Eschbach, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine; Professor, Department of Internal and Preventive Medicine & Community Health; Director of Population Research and Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging

Susan C. Weller, PhD
Professor, Preventive Medicine Community Health

M. Kristen Peek, PhD
Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health

Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences

Maria E. Camacho, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

 

News & Events

Interview with Dr. Rebeca Wong

Sealy Center on Aging re-designated World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization Collaborating Center

WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centers assist the global organization to investigate public health issues from many angles, ranging from basic science and animal studies to clinical trials, public policy, training and dissemination. UTMB is one of only three institutions in the United States to receive this designation.... Galv Daily News. A News Release also appears in The Guidry News. Listen to an interview with Dr. Wong. View the Provost's Blog.


Dr. Rebeca Wong

UTMB researcher receives $3 million NIH grant on aging

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