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    International Conference on Aging in the Americas

    October 13, 2017, 10:22 AM by SCOA Webmaster
    September 2016: UTMB co-sponsored a scientific conference, the International Conference on Aging in the Americas held in San Antonio, Texas – Contextualizing Health and Aging on Both Sides of the U.S./Mexico Border.
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    First Annual Meeting for Users of the Mexican Health and Aging Study

    October 13, 2017, 10:17 AM by SCOA Webmaster
    November 2016: The Center co-sponsored and participated in the First Annual Meeting for Users of the Mexican Health and Aging Study, hosted by the National Institute of Geriatrics (INGER) in Mexico City.
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    Two More Waves Of Longitudinal Study On Aging Will Be Collected

    October 13, 2017, 10:10 AM by SCOA Webmaster
    Dr. Rebeca Wong, Director of the WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center on Aging and Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, and collaborators have just been awarded a 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Aging (NIA/NIH) to complete two more waves of the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS).
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    Aging in Latin America and the Caribbean Workshop

    June 14, 2016, 11:38 AM by SCOA Webmaster
    May 2015: Prominent aging researchers met in Mexico City in late May 2015 for a workshop titled "Strengthening the Scientific Foundation for Policymaking to Meet the Challenges of Aging in Latin America and the Caribbean." Scientific research was presented on aging in Latin America and the Caribbean...
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    Approval of NIA Grant for MHAS Sub-Sample

    May 31, 2016, 15:18 PM by SCOA Webmaster
    August 2015: Rebeca Wong, PhD, director of the WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center at UTMB, received a grant from the NIA for the Mexican Cognitive Aging Ancillary Study. The project applies an in-depth assessment of cognitive impairment to a sub-sample of the MHAS cohort in Mexico in 2016...
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    Grant for Mexican-American Health

    May 31, 2016, 15:14 PM by UTMB Impact Newsletter
    February 2015: Kyriakos Markides, PhD, a professor in the department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health (and an Associated Researcher in the WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center) received a grant from the NIA to continue his longitudinal study on aging in Mexican-Americans (H-EPESE)...
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    Sealy Center on Aging re-designated WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center

    May 31, 2016, 15:09 PM by SCOA Webmaster
    December 2014: The world experts on aging research at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have again received an international designation acknowledging their niche in an area that grows more complex every day as the elderly population explodes worldwide.
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    7th Annual International Conference on Aging in the Americas

    May 31, 2016, 14:48 PM by SCOA Webmaster
    September 2014: The 7th annual International Conference on Aging in the Americas was held at the University of Colorado at Boulder campus September 23rd through the 25th. The theme of this year's conference was: "Health, Social, and Economic Dynamics of Hispanic and Latin American Aging."
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    UTMB Researcher Receives NIH Grant on Aging

    May 31, 2016, 14:08 PM by UTMB Impact Newsletter
    June 2011: Rebeca Wong, PhD, one of the nation's foremost experts on aging, has been awarded a grant by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health to continue a groundbreaking study in Mexico. Dr. Wong will use the grant to continue a longitudinal aging study she and collaborators started in 2001, the Mexican Health and Aging study.
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World Health Organization / Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) Collaborating Center on Aging and Health
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
P: (409) 747-0008
E: whopaho.aging@utmb.edu

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