Pre and Postdoctoral Training Program
The Center supports predoctoral and postdoctoral positions. These positions are for research, focusing on the health of older minorities with an emphasis on older Hispanics. Trainees collaborate with Center faculty who have over $42 million in research pertaining to minority health and aging in the areas of health disparities, aging trajectories, medical outcomes, health service utilization, social epidemiology, psychosocial stress, and health promotion. Learn more about the Health of Older Minorities Program and the Health Services Research Program.
Postdoctoral Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Certificate
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) offers certificate credit for postdoctoral scientists at UTMB. A Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Certificate is available to clinical and non-clinical postdoctoral fellows and faculty.
Career Development Seminars
The Center provides regular lectures and seminars
in various areas of aging-related research and collaborates with other
areas on campus to provide educational opportunities to students,
clinicians and researchers.
- Monthly Pepper Center Investigators seminars
- Weekly Translational Research in Aging and Metabolism (TRAM) meetings
- Monthly Topics in PCOR Lectures
- Translational Research Scholars Program (TRSP)
(in collaboration with the Institute for Translational Sciences (ITS) as
part of the ITS Career Development Program
- CeRPAN lectures