Wayne State University

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The IOG colloquia are opportunities for researchers and aging experts to present their work meant to provide enrichment to graduate students and inform faculty, community members, and partners about new research and developments. The research-focused colloquia take place in the Hoobler Room in the Charles Lang Freer House located at 71 E. Ferry Street Tuesday mornings from 9:30 am-10:30 am and are free and open to students, professionals, and the public.

2014 Colloquia Schedule




Jan 21

Predicting Changes in Functioning in Later Life: An Examination of Older Adults with Dementia

Mary Elizabeth Bowen, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Health
West Chester University
West Chester, PA

Feb. 4

Race, Gender and Labor Force Participation for Americans with Disabilities

Jessica Camp, PhD Candidate
School of Social Work
Wayne State University

Feb. 18

Professional Development

Special Time: 3-4 pm
NIH’s Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Award: A Program to Prepare Graduates for Research Careers Outside of Academia

Ambika Mathur, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics, WSU Medical School, and
Dean, WSU Graduate School
Wayne State University

March 4

Head and Neck Cancer Interventions in Older Adults

Heather Wallace, PhD
Assistant Professor,
School of Nursing
Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids, Michigan

March 25

Professional Development

 Next Generation Graphics

Judith Moldenhauer, MFA
Associate Professor, Graphic Design
Department of Art and Art History
College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
Wayne State University

April 1

Leadership and Sustainable Change in  Aging and Health

Nancy Whitelaw, PhD
National Council on Aging and Past President
Gerontological Society of America
Chelsea, Michigan

April 15

Functional Brain Adaptation in Cognitively Intact Elders at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease 

Stephen Rao, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Department of Psychology
Cleveland, Ohio

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