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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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Public Health in the 1990’s: 1990’s and Hispanic Health/Aging - Webinar June 24, 2024

Jun 10, 2024, 10:00 AM by SCOA

In honor of their 100-year anniversary, Delta Omega will be hosting monthly webinars on public health historical events or seminal achievements throughout the last ten decades.

June 24, 2024, 3:00 pm ET / 2:00 pm Central

Public Health in the 1990’s: 1990’s and Hispanic Health/Aging Presented by: Delta Nu chapter, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Public and Population Health

This webinar will outline two of the most well-known, longitudinal cohort studies on the health and well-being of aging Hispanic adults – the Hispanic Established Populations for the Epidemiologic Study of the Elderly (H-EPESE) and the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS). The PIs of these studies will present an overview of these studies, their key findings across 20+ years of follow-up, impact, and opportunities available with these datasets.

 


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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.