The Pepper Center at UTMB:
Continuously Funded Since 2000

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Productivity Metrics

  • Publications (2000-2020): over 650
  • Scholars Trained (2000-2020): 31
  • Pilot/Developmental studies completed (2000-2020): 63
  • Externally funded projects supported in the current cycle (2015-2020): 53
  • External projects supported in the current cycle, total dollar award (2015-2020): $93.9 million

The UTMB Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) is the home of a diverse multidisciplinary team of investigators with complementary research interests. The Center supports investigators, research, and expertise in gerontology to accomplish the OAIC mission: To Improve Physical Function and Independence in 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
Email: aging.research@utmb.edu


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Dr. Pappadis Collaborates with Chronic Brain Injury Task Force on Special Issue

Jan 14, 2020, 09:14 AM by Sealy Center on Aging
Monique Pappadis, MEd, PhD collaborated with the Chronic Brain Injury Task Force of American College of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) on a special issue, Brain Injury Professional: Brain Injury as a Chronic Condition Current State of the Knowledge. Dr. Pappadis contributed several articles and did an interview with a brain injury survivor in this interdisciplinary academic effort. 

Brain Injury Professional enjoys the largest circulation of any publication on the subject of brain injury, and is published on behalf of NABIS and IBIA by HDI Publishers.  In print and on-line, over 50,000 multidisciplinary professional receive each issue.

Dr. Pappadis is a fellow in the Sealy Center on Aging as well as a Scholar in the Texas Resource Center for Minority Aging (Texas RCMAR) and UTMB Pepper Center. 



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The Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center Award #P30-AG024832 is funded by
the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.