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  • 3rd Annual Research in Aging Symposium

    UMSOM Aging Research Symposium

    Virtual Symposium Topic: The Implications of Longevity for Public Health and Epidemiology

Annual Aging Research Symposiums

Monday, May 16, 2022

Virtual Only
(Zoom link provided after registration)



Keynote address by Dr. Linda Fried with Introduction by Dr. Albert Reece


Virtual Poster Session featuring aging-related research by faculty, trainees and students from UMB, UMBC, and UM College Park (UMCP).

Virtual Keynote Address

The Implications of Longevity for Public Health and Epidemiology

Dr. Fried


Linda Fried, MD, MPH
Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health and DeLamar
Professor of Public Health Practice
Professor, Epidemiology and Medicine
Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center

Trained in cardiovascular and chronic disease epidemiology and geriatrics, Dr. Fried has dedicated her career to the science of healthy aging and creating a health span that matches our increased life expectancy, prevention of frailty, disability and cardiovascular disease, and defining how to transition to a world where greater longevity benefits people of all ages.

Virtual Poster Session

The symposium will include a poster session, open to all faculty, trainees and students highlighting technology, translational and basic science in aging research. Anyone listed as first author must be at the virtual event to present. Poster abstracts must be submitted and will be approved and those chosen will be included in the Poster Session.

Poster Abstract Details

  • Font: 11-point Arial, 1.0 inch margins top, bottom, left and right.
  • Word Limit: One page maximum. You may include tables, figures or pictures as long as it does not exceed one page. DO NOT submit an actual poster. Only abstracts will be accepted.
  • Must be submitted in MS WORD format.
  • If a student is submitting a poster abstract, they must have their faculty mentor listed as an author and also be present at the event.


  • Poster abstracts must be aging-related.
  • Poster abstracts will be reviewed for content and a limited number of posters will be accepted. Notifications will be sent out by Monday, May 9th.
  • Posters will not be judged during the poster session and therefore no prizes will be awarded. If you are chosen to present, you are encouraged to add this event to your CV.
  • There will be two 40-minute virtual poster sessions; you will be assigned the session in which you are presenting. Anyone listed as the first author must be at the virtual event during the assigned session to present your work.
  • You are permitted to present a poster that was used at another conference or meeting.
  • Posters can be a work in progress or published work.
  • You may only submit one poster abstract as the first author.
  • Posters must be from one of the following categories:
    • Biology/Basic Science
    • Social/Behavioral Science
    • Clinical Science
    • Policy Science
  • Accepted poster abstract will be compiled into a PDF booklet that will be shared prior to the event. 

Please use our online form to submit an abstract for the poster session and/or register to attend.


  • Abstract Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, May 9, 2022