The UTMB Sealy Center on Aging presents the 20th Annual Lefeber Winter Series on Aging, beginning January 27, 2015. All lectures will be held Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:00pm in Levin Hall South Auditorium (2.220) with reception following in Levin Hall Foyer. Leading experts on various aspects of aging will lecture each Tuesday evening for six weeks.
January 27, 2015
"The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A Resource for Studying Disability and Independence in Older People"
Judith Kasper, PhD
Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
"The Health System in Mexico and the Challenges of Aging: Frailty in Emergency Services"
Carmen Garcia-Pena, MD, PhD
Mexico Children's Hospital Federico Gomez
National Institute of Heath, Mexico
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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
"Can Drugs That Target Mechanisms of Aging Be Translated Into Clinical Application? Opportunities and Challenges"
James Kirkland, MD, PhD
Director, Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
"Lest We Forget: What Do We Know About Promoting Brain Health?"
Robert Wallace, MD, MSc
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Director, University of Iowa Center on Aging
University of Iowa College of Public Health
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
"How to Die Young at a Very Old Age"
Nir Barzilai, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine and Genetics
Director, Institute for Aging Research
Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
"The Meaning of Nursing Homes & Personal Care Attendants to Older Latinas with Disabilities"
Tracie Harrison, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A Resource for Studying Disability and Independence in Older People presented by Judith Kasper, PhD, Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
January The Health System in Mexico and the Challenges of Aging: Frailty in Emergency Services presented by Carmen Garcia-Pena, MD, PhD, Mexico Children's Hospital Federico Gomez, National Institute of Heath, Mexico
March 4, 2014: Aging in Mexico: Why we need to study it. presented by Rebecca Wong, PhD, P. & S. Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities; Associate Director and Senior Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging; Professor, Preventive Medicine & Community Health; Director, WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center on Aging and Health
February 25, 2014: Pathways to Healthy Aging: The Case of Costa Rica presented by Luise Rosero, PhD, Research Associate, Berkely University
February 18, 2014: Is HIV a Model of Accelerated Aging? presented by Kevin P. High, MD, MS Professor of Medicine and Translational Cheif, Section of Infectious Diseases, Associate Dean, Clinical Research, Wake Forest School of Medicine
February 11, 2014: Back to the Future: Alzheimer's Prevention Trials presented by Dean M. Hartley, PhD, Director of Science Initiatives, Medical and Scientific Relations, Alzheimer's Association
January 28, 2014: Faces of Aging II: A Photographic Journey presented by Marilyn Brodwick, MS, Research Associate, Sealy Center on Aging
Lectures are open to everyone.
For more information, please contact Stephanie Burt at (409) 747-0008; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org