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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


UTMB Health Logo, Postdoctoral Fellow Position, Health of Older Minorities

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

March 26, 2024, 09:18 AM by SCOA
The UTMB Sealy Center on Aging seeks to fill one postdoctoral fellowship position on the aging and health of diverse older adult populations. Visit the T32 Health of Older Minorities page on the SCOA website to learn more.
  • DMAC Workshop & Call for Pilots

    May 17, 2024, 10:17 AM by SCOA
    The Data Management and Analysis Core for Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas is having a workshop on May 22, 2024 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. Register today! In addition, UTMB DMAC encourages all investigators in Texas academic and research institutions to submit pilot grant proposals on comparative effectiveness research on cancer in Texas. Proposals from screening, diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment surveillance, or survivorship are all welcome. Register for information sessions to be held June 3 & 7, 2024.
  • Norma Perez

    Dr. Pérez Raifaisen Appointed Director of WHOPAHO at UTMB

    May 15, 2024, 10:59 AM by SCOA
    We are pleased to announce that Norma A. Pérez Raifaisen, MD, DrPH, CPC, will serve as Director of the World Health Organization / Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) Collaborating Center on Aging and Health, effective May 1. Dr. Pérez Raifaisen is Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, John Sealy School of Medicine and PI, Center of Excellence for Professional Advancement and Research.
  • Dr. Alan Landay Joins the Sealy Center on Aging as Interim Director

    May 6, 2024, 14:26 PM by SCOA
    We are pleased to announce that Alan Landay, PhD, will serve as Director ad interim of the Sealy Center on Aging, effective May 1. Dr. Landay is Vice President of Team Science at UTMB and Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology.

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging