Lefeber Winter Series on Aging

This lecture series features six nationally recognized gerontology research educators, basic scientists, clinicians and social scientists. Each speaker presents a lecture on an important aspect of aging research and consults with students, faculty and staff on research topics, grant applications and articles being written for publication.

The lecture is open to the general public and attracts a number of seniors and healthcare providers from the Galveston community in addition to UTMB scientists and providers.

2016 Calendar

Tuesday, January 26
The Life-Course and Racial and Ethnic Group Health Disparities
*Video Coming Soon

James Jackson, PhD
Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology
Director, Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan


Tuesday, February 2
Advancing the Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease by 2016
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Kathleen Anne Welsh-Bohmer, PhD, ABCN
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Director, Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Duke University School of Medicine


Tuesday, February 9
What's Really Happening at the End of Life? Insights from the Yale PEP Study
Watch Video Presentation

Thomas M. Gill, MD
Humana Foundation Professor of Medicine
Director, Yale Program on Aging
Yale School of Medicine


Tuesday, February 16
A Pragmatic Trial for COMprehensive Post-Acute Stroke Services (COMPASS)
Watch Video Presentation

Pamela Duncan, PhD, FATPTA, FAHA
Professor, Department of Neurology
Sticht Center on Aging
Wake Forest School of Medicine


Tuesday, February 23
Fifty Years of Elderly Empowerment in Brazil
Watch Video Presentation

Cassio Turra, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Demography/Cedeplar
Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil


Tuesday, March 1
Diabetes in the Elderly
Watch Video Presentation

Nicolas Musi, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies
UT Health Science Center -San Antonio

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