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The Pepper Center at UTMB:
Continuously Funded Since 2000

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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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  • Publications (2000-2022): over 740
  • Scholars Trained (2000-2022): 33
  • External projects currently supported: 33

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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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7th Annual Workshop of the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) Users

Nov 8, 2022, 10:42 AM by SCOA

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The 7th Annual Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) Users workshop was held virtually on October 17-18, 2022. The International Conference is co-organized with the Mexican National Institute of Geriatrics (Instituto Nacional de Geriatría, INGER). The program included 32 oral presentations (18 established investigators and 14 students) representing 17 different institutions in 6 countries. The meeting included attendants from Mexico, the United States, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, and The Netherlands. There were 9 presentations from UTMB scholars. More than 110 people registered to attend the conference, with 60-80 attendants per session.


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301 University Blvd. Galveston, TX 77555-0177 | p 409.747.0008 | f 409.772.8931
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.