Annual Aging Research Symposiums
Monday, Mar. 8, 2021
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. | Zoom
Focus on Aging Research:
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
The “Focus on Aging Research” seminar series is a quarterly forum to share geriatric and gerontological research around a common theme but from different disciplinary and professional perspectives.
Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
Professor of Organizational Systems & Adult Health
UM School of Nursing
Michy Kelly, PhD
Associate Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology
UM School of Medicine
Kate Gordon, MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
The Erickson School, UMBC
Aging Centers and Programs
- Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
- Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center at the Baltimore VA
- Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
- Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research Program
- Biology and Behavior Across the Lifespan Organized Research Center and The Erickson School
University of Maryland, Baltimore and University of Maryland Baltimore County are members of the global Age Friendly University network.
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All are welcome!
2nd Annual Aging Research Symposium -
Poster Abstract Booklet
The University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Research on Aging is proud to present poster abstracts from the 2nd Annual Aging Research Symposium that was to be held on April 24th, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we were unable to host
Dr. Linda Fried, Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University Medical Center, presenting “Pillars of Health in Longevity” as the guest speaker, as well as the poster session featuring aging related research by faculty, fellows and graduate students.
This compilation of abstracts from faculty, fellows and graduate students from UMB, UMBC, and the University of Maryland College Park presents some of the exciting research in aging on our campuses.
May 22, 2019
What Exactly are we Measuring?
Hormonization of Assessments in Older Adults
Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD
Hurley-Dorrier Professor & Chair
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
March 4, 2019
NIA Enters a New Age: Aging Research Questions and the Opportunities Available to Address Them
Richard Hodes, MD
Director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
April 26, 2018
Cardiovascular Research: Implications for Healthy Aging
- Michael Miller, MD, FACC, FAHA
Heart & Soul: New Insights for a Sound Mind & Healthy Heart
- Shari Waldstein, PhD
Cardiovascular Risk Bodes Poorly for Cognitive Aging
- Amanda Lehning, PhD, MSW
Neighborhood Characteristics and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Preliminary Analysis of Pathways
- N. Jennifer Klinedinst, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA
Post-Stroke Fatigue as an Indicator of Cellular Energy Dysfunction
February 15, 2018
Cognitive Disorders - The Journey on the Road to Informed Practice through Interprofessional Research and Evaluation
- Jacob Blumenthal MD
"Strategies to Promote Independence and Mitigate Functional Decline in those with Cognitive Difficulties"
- Nicole Brandt, Pharm D, MBA, BCPP, BCGP, FASCP
“Medication Safety Concerns Among Older Adults with Cognitive Disorders”
- Ann Gruber-Baldini, PhD
"Cognitive Impairment after Hip Fracture: Measurement and Impact on Recovery"
October 4, 2017
Falls & Aging: An Interprofessional Approach to Research and Intervention
Key Note Speaker:
- Mark Rogers, PT, PhD, FAPTA
"Startled Off Balance: Implications for Falls and Trauma in Aging"