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Texas Resource Center on Minority Aging Research

Providing mentorship to scholars with research focused on health and aging in minority populations


The Texas Resource Center on Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) provides mentorship to scholars with research focused on the health and aging in minority elderly populations with special emphasis on the Hispanic population in the United States and Mexico.

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Contact Us

Kelley Prevou Sitgreaves, Research Project Manager
Phone: (409) 747-1987
Fax:  (409) 772-8931
Email:  kaprevou@utmb.edu 
Mailing address:
Rebecca Sealy 6.622 4.530
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77555-0177

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News & Events

  • RCMAR Presentation by Stephanie Grasso, PhD - June 25, 2024

    June 24, 2024, 15:25 PM by rmgrover

    Join us for a Texas RCMAR presentation online on June 25th, 2024, at 3:00 PM. "Characterizing the Neurocognitive Effects of Bilingualism in Mexican American Adults", is presented by: Stephanie Grasso, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Public Health in the 1990’s: 1990’s and Hispanic Health/Aging - Webinar June 24, 2024

    June 10, 2024, 10:04 AM by rmgrover

    In honor of their 100-year anniversary, Delta Omega will be hosting monthly webinars. This webinar will outline two of the most well-known, longitudinal cohort studies on the health and well-being of aging Hispanic adults – the Hispanic Established Populations for the Epidemiologic Study of the Elderly (H-EPESE) and the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS).

  • Support systems contribute to long life for Hispanics, UTMB study says

    March 22, 2024, 13:17 PM by rmgrover

    Galveston County Daily News, March 22, 2024 The Daily News highlighted research from UTMB that found that Hispanic Americans live longer lives despite socioeconomic factors that tend to lead to shorter lives. Many cultural factors including family support systems help give Hispanic Americans greater life expectancy and overall health advantage, UTMB’s Dr. Kyriakos Markides told the Daily News.

  • Save the Date: ICAA Bridging Workshop Sept 25-27, 2024

    March 22, 2024, 12:59 PM by rmgrover

    Each year, scholars will develop pilot research projects and participate in an annual two-day conference on minority aging in conjunction with the annual International Conference on Aging in the Americas (ICAA).


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Last updated: June 12, 2024

The Texas Resource Center on Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) is based at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). It includes mentors from UTMB, the University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and the University of Texas at Austin. Funding is provided by the National Institute on Aging, Grant Number P30AG059301. Contact Roxann Grover, MA regarding updates to this content.