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The 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 the elderly 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 our seniors.

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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



Pepper OAIC Webinars of Interest

Jul 7, 2020, 10:45 AM by SCOA

Researchers are invited to join two upcoming webinars from The Pepper Coordinating Center.

Succeeding in aging research during the pandemic: a webinar for research fellows and junior faculty - July 10, 2020 1pm Central

Webinar for research fellows and junior faculty in aging research on advancing their research careers during the pandemic. Featured guests include Mike Steinman, Cynthia Boyd, Cynthia Brown, Heather Whitson, Sue Zieman, Ken Covinsky, and Andrew Cohen.

Spotlight on AGS20 Virtual Sessions: Preventing Serious Fall Injuries: Primary Findings from the STRIDE Study - July 15, 2020 5pm Central

The Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE) Study findings will be presented. The aim of STRIDE is to evaluate the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies to reduce serious fall-related injuries by implementing individually tailored interventions to prevent fall-related injuries. Learning Objectives: (1) describe the rationale, design, implementation, and results of the STRIDE clinical trial; (2) discuss the STRIDE interdisciplinary, co-management approach to falls prevention; and (3) describe the policy implications of the STRIDE results.
Moderator: Annette Medina-Walpole, MD
Background and Significance - Nancy K. Latham, PhD, PT
Design, Recruitment and Retention - Thomas M. Gill, MD
Interventions - David B. Reuben, MD
Ascertainment and Adjudication of Primary Outcome - David A. Ganz, MD, PhD
Results - Thomas M. Gill, MD
Discussion - David B. Reuben, MD Policy
Implications - Shari M. Ling, MD, MSG

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging