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Manuscript Office

The SCoA Manuscript Office assists with projects developed within the Center. It provides assistance in development, planning, writing and editing of journal articles, as well as in post-submission issues such as responding to reviewers' comments. Manuscript Office staff also help produce large, multi-investigator grants, and help with development and writing of individual proposals.

For more information, contact:
Sarah Toombs-Smith, PhD
e-mail: stoombs@utmb.edu

Phone: The RSVP Program supports volunteer projects throughout Galveston County. We match your interests with the needs of over 50 helping programs throughout the county. If you are 55 or older and have any time at all (no minimum to work), we can help match you with an organization that needs you.

For more information, contact:
Ritchie Adoue
Phone: 409-266-9660
e-mail: raadoue@utmb.edu

The registry includes people age 55 and older who are interested in volunteering for research studies on the health and well-being of seniors.

For more information, contact:
Roxana Hirst, MS
409-772-8931 FAX
email: Roxana Hirst

Research Datasets

The center has available valuable research datasets:

Healthy City Assessment Project - Texas City (HCAP-TC)

Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly (Hispanic EPESE)

Health of the Public needs assessment survey of Galveston County residents, 75 years of age or older.

Grace Bucksch Gnitzinger Library

This extensive resource and reference center includes scholarly publications and works associated with aging or created by older artists.

For more information, contact us.

The Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center is a free, accessible resource to promote healthy lifestyles, educate, and support seniors in our community as well as seniors visiting UTMB. This library is housed in the UTMB Primary Care Pavilion, conveniently located on Harborside Drive in Galveston, with ample free parking for the library's visitors.

For more information, contact:
Ritchie Adoue
Phone: 409-266-9660
e-mail: raadoue@utmb.edu


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Volunteer for Research
Call the Research Registry at 1 800 298 7015

For more information
please contact:

Roxana Hirst, MS
Recruitment Coordinator
UTMB Claude D. Pepper
Older Americans Independence Center
Sealy Center on Aging
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77555-0460

Phone: 800-298-7015
Fax: 409-772-8931
email: rmhirst@utmb.edu