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WelcomeThe Sealy Center on Aging at UTMB: Leading Aging Research Since 1995

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The Sealy Center on Aging focuses on improving the health and well-being of older adults through interdisciplinary research, education, and community service by integrating the resources and activities relevant to aging at UTMB. The Center also implements our research findings in hospitals and clinics, bringing excellence and visibility to our health care system, and improving the health of older adults.

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University of Texas Medical Branch
Sealy Center on Aging (SCoA)
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
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Phone: (409) 747-0008


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    Texas RCMAR Scholar Presentation Feb 27

    February 21, 2024, 10:48 AM by SCOA
    Join us for the next Texas RCMAR Scholar presentation on February 27, 2024. "Capturing Lived Experience: Interview Techniques, Skills, and Other Considerations," is presented by Kelly Grace, PhD at 3PM in a hybrid format, in person in Rebecca Sealy, 6.100 and via zoom.
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    Researchers Earn Best Overall Poster Award at NPIAP 2024

    February 16, 2024, 09:45 AM by SCOA
    A poster titled, "Wheelchair Sitting Patterns in a Long-Term Care Memory Care Unit," has been selected for the Best Overall Poster Award at the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel’s 2024 Annual Conference.
  • Call for Pepper RL5 Scholars - LOI Due March 18, 2024

    February 15, 2024, 14:27 PM by SCOA
    UTMB investigators are invited to submit applications to the RL5 Scholars Program. Up to 50% Salary support is provided. Scholars participating in this program will collaborate with a primary mentor and research team to devise and execute individual development plans, encompassing research projects, training activities, funding endeavors, and publication efforts.
  • Call for Pepper Pilots - LOI Due March 18, 2024

    February 15, 2024, 14:21 PM by SCOA
    UTMB investigators are invited to submit pilot research proposals focusing on translational aging research, particularly on physical function and recovery from illness in older adults. Proposals from various domains including basic science, clinical trials, patient-centered outcomes, population health, and any other area of translational research (T1-T4) are encouraged.
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    Centering Aging Populations in the Public Health Agenda - Feb 6th online

    February 5, 2024, 09:26 AM by SCOA
    Dr. Rebeca Wong & colleagues will speak at Boston University's Public Health Conversation event about Centering Aging Populations in the Public Health Agenda on February 6, 2024 at noon, Central. This program will focus on the health of older adults. What set of unique health challenges do aging populations face? How can we better promote the health of aging populations nationally and globally?

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging