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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.

New Grant to Study Non-pharmacologic Pain Intervention vs Prescription Opioids

Jan 21, 2022, 10:20 AM by SCOA

Kevin Thomas Pritchard, MS has received funding for his F31 project “Determinants and effectiveness of non-pharmacologic pain interventions versus prescription opioids” from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a component of the National Institutes of Health. The 2-year study will be conducted as part of his graduate research.

Pritchard is a PhD student in the Rehabilitation Science Program and an AHRQ T32 trainee. Drs. Baillargeon (Professor, Preventive Medicine and Population Health), Kuo (Professor, Preventive Medicine and Population Health), and Raji (Professor, Internal Medicine – Geriatrics and Palliative Care), are the sponsors for his F31 and members of the Sealy Center on Aging. 

Research reported in this release will be supported by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number F31AT011856. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging