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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.

Researchers Earn Best Overall Poster Award at NPIAP 2024

Feb 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. This project included an interdisciplinary panel of researchers from Occupational Therapy, Engineering, Rehabilitation Sciences, and Nursing, with investigators from the University of Minnesota, Emory, and UTMB. Congratulations to authors Tamara Vos-Draper, Kathleen Jordan, Melissa Morrow, and Sharon Eve Sonenblum. 

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging