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Research

MicroscopeThe Sealy Center on Aging underwent a comprehensive external review in April, 2001 and was identified as one of the top aging research programs in the country. Aging research at UTMB is conducted by fellows and senior fellows in the Sealy Center on Aging. Read about SCoA news »

The fellows and senior fellows are UTMB faculty members from any school or department at the University whose research, Top Aging Researcheducational activities, or community efforts involve aging in a meaningful way. A senior fellow is an individual of profssorial rank who has achieved distinction in research, educational and/or community activities relative to aging.

Fellows or senior fellows are selected by the Advisory Board of the Sealy Center on Aging. There are currently more than 60 fellows and senior fellows appointed in the Sealy Center on Aging representing all four schools at UTMB and many departments. Visit our Directory »

UTMB HealthPrograms related to research associated with the Sealy Center on Aging include training for medical students in the MSTAR program, pre and post doctoral training activities, The Sealy Center on Aging Fellows Program, Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas (CERCIT), and the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), among others.

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