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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

Dr. Rebeca Wong

UTMB researcher receives $3 million NIH grant on aging

Rebeca Wong, one of the nation's foremost experts on aging, has been awarded $3.03 million by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health to continue a groundbreaking study in Mexico. Wong will use the grant for a longitudinal aging study she and collaborators started in 2001... read full article

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