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Resources from the 25th ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM on AGING

Thanks to everyone who attended and supported our event,
held September 17, 2013, in Madison, WI.

Click for a pdf of the 2013 Event Brochure.

 

Below are some of the resources offered at the event:

 


 

2013 SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Physical Activity to Prevent Disability and Frailty in Older Adults

Keynote Presentation by:
Marco Pahor, MD
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Aging and Geriatric Research;
Director, Institute on Aging; University of Florida

Click for a pdf of the presentation.
Click for a video of the presentation.
Click for a 1 minute video of the LIFE Study.

Hearing Loss & Aging: Over-looked & Under-treated

Karen J. Cruickshanks, PhD
Professor, Depts. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Population Health Sciences, UW-Madison

Click for a list of links to learn more (no pdf or video is available).

The Earliest Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Sterling C. Johnson, PhD
Professor, Geriatrics, UW-Madison

Click for a pdf of the presentation.
Click for a video of the presentation.

Assessing Muscle Function and Balance Problems at Home, in the Clinic, and in Research

Bjoern Buehring, MD
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics, UW-Madison

Click for a pdf of the presentation.
Click for a video of the presentation.

 

2013 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 in each category are:

For Biomedical ResearchPorsha Howell
Click to view her poster entitled:   mTOR in Aging and Age-Related Diseases

For Clinical/Applied ResearchJason R. Franz
Click to view his poster entitled:  Preserving Walking Ability with Age:
From Biomechanical Insight to Evidence-Based Intervention

For Psychosocial ResearchEun Ha Namkung
Click to view her poster entitled:  The Nature of the Relationship between the Caregiver and Care Recipient and its Effect on the Caregiver’s Well-being: the Moderating Effect of Gender and Race

 

2013 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.

 

2013 HEALTH and RESOURCE FAIR

View descriptions of Exhibitors (and their contact information), offering local resources for postive aging. More resources for positive aging can be found on our Related Links page.

 


 

Colloquium Archives

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