WHO/PAHO Collaborating Scholars in Aging
Visiting Scholars is a formal Faculty Exchange Program in Aging Research whereby faculty from partner institutions study at the host institution for three to 12 months. The program is the result of actual and future networks with institutions in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
The result is increased research collaboration and understanding of cross-cultural, social, and political issues affecting aging research and clinical care.
The visitors usually design a specific research program focused on older adults, to be completed in coordination with UTMB researchers. Visiting Scholars have the chance to interact with Sealy Center on Aging and other faculty members of University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The exchange program is an opportunity to be part of UTMB; to enjoy the resources and facilities of the institution.
Yeda Duarte, PhD, RN (February-May, 2005)
Ana Alfaro Acha, MD (May-October, 2005)
Abel Jesus Barragan-Berlanga, MD (October, 2005-January, 2006)
Diana Lucia Matallana, PhD (May-Jun 2007)
Rafael A. Samper-Ternent, MD (July, 2007-January, 2008)
Cesar Gonzalez, PhD, MSc (February-August 2009)
Simone Caldas Tavares Mafra, PhD (January-December 2010)
Fernando M. Runzer-Colmenares, MD (November 2010-February 2011)