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Institute on Aging Annual Colloquium

 

27th ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM ON AGING

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Thanks to everyone who attended our event on

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

in Madison, Wisconsin
at the Gordon Dining & Event Center on the UW-Madison campus.

Click to see the 2015 Registration Brochure.

Below are some of the resources from the event:

 


 

2015 Speakers:

KEYNOTE:
Advancing the Science of Population Health and Aging
through Interdisciplinary Research

Parminder Raina, PhD, CRC
Raymond & Margaret Labarge Chair in Optimal Aging & Knowledge
Application for Optimal Aging; Canada Research Chair in GeroScience; Director, McMaster Institute of GeroScience; Lead Principal Investigator, Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

Click for a pdf of the presentation.

Click for a video (video with slides) of the presentation.

 

Can I Reduce My Risk for Developing Alzheimer’s Disease?

Barbara B. Bendlin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine- Geriatrics, University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Click for a pdf of the presentation.

Click for a video (video with slides) of the presentation.

 

Work and Family Experiences Across the Life Course:
Implications for Well-Being at Older Ages

James M. Raymo, PhD
Professor, Department of Sociology;
Director, Center for Demography and Ecology; UW-Madison

Click for a pdf of the presentation.

Click for a video (video with slides) of the presentation.

 

Understanding Pathways to Type 2 Diabetes

Vera Tsenkova, PhD
Assistant Scientist, UW-Madison

Click for a pdf of the presentation.

Click for a video (video with slides) of the presentation.

 


 

2015 NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD WINNERS

Awards are given to UW-Madison students or advanced trainees to recognize outstanding achievement in aging or life course studes. Winners receive a $300 award and their research is showcased in the event's Poster Session. This year's winners are:

 

For Excellence in Psychosocial Research: Eunjin Lee
Poster: Protective Withholding in Couples Facing Terminal Cancer

For Excellence in Clinical/Applied Research: Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi
Poster: Caregiver Approach During Mealtime Cares is Temporally Related to Behavioral Symptoms Exhibited by Nursing Home Residents with Dementia

For Excellence in Biomedical Research: Jaclyn Wisinski
Poster: Novel Mechanisms of Pancreatic Islet Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes

 

Other posters from the event can be viewed on the "Highlighted Posters" section of our homepage.


 

2015 POSTER SESSION

View a list of Posters presented. PDFs of some of the posters are included in the "Highlighted Posters" section on our home page.

 

2015 HEALTH and RESOURCE FAIR

View descriptions of Exhibitors (and their contact information), offering local resources for postive aging. These organizations are also listed on our Related Links page.

 


 

SAVE THE DATE!

Join us at our 28th Annual Colloquium on Aging, being held on

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

at the Gordon Dining and Event Center on the UW-Madison Campus.


Space is limited and fills up within a week!

We expect to open registration on the first Monday in August.

Watch this website for the best chance to register early.
When registration opens, we post it here first.

If you're not on our mailing list click here to join and
receive the event brochure when it is distributed.

 



 

DONATIONS HAPPILY ACCEPTED

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Each year, the task of raising funds
to host this valuable event
becomes more challenging.
 
Please help us continue to offer this event for free in the future. 

A donation of any amount will help. 
To lend your support, please donate via the UW Foundation

 

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Colloquium Archives

Click here to view speaker presentations and program handouts from previous years.

 

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