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Programs & Services

Research Programs

In November 2007, Texas voters approved a constitutional amendment to establish the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to fund grants for cancer research and prevention. In the first competition for multi-investigator proposals, CPRIT funded the $4.8 million (three years) Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas (CERCIT).
The Sealy Fellows Program recognizes faculty from all departments and schools within UTMB based on their contributions in the field of aging. The primary criteria for program qualification are that these activities be ongoing, extensive and scholarly. The more than 70 SCoA Fellows and Senior Fellows represent a wide range of disciplines and departments.
The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) started as a prospective panel study of health and aging in Mexico. MHAS was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health/ National Institute on Aging (R01AG018016, BJ Soldo, PI).

 

Community Outreach Event Highlights

RSVP Senior Volunteer Program of Galveston County

Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center

July 21, 2015: A presentation on Medicare fraud was recently held at the Learning Center.
Seniors attending a presentation on Medicare Fraud at the Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center

July 16, 2015: A presentation on estate planning was recently held at the Learning Center.
Seniors attending a presentation on estate planning at the Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center

May 7, 2015: The Learning Center recently hosted a free movie for seniors.
Seniors enjoying a free movie at the Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center


Center for Spirituality of Aging

April - May, 2015: The UTMB Center for Spirituality of Aging at the Sealy Center on Aging recently hosted several Lunch and Learn activities for area seniors.
Seniors Lunch and Learn April thru May 2015 Galveston