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26th ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM ON AGING

Thanks to everyone who attended our event on

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI.

Click to see the 2014 Event Schedule & Brochure.

Below are some resources from the event:

 


 

2014 SPEAKERS:

KEYNOTE:
The Day-to-Day Management of Chronic Illness:
How Family Members Help and (Sometimes) Hinder

Karen D. Rook, PhD
Professor, Psychology and Social Behavior
University of California- Irvine

Click for a pdf of the presentation.

Click for a video of the presentation.

Aging Parents as Caregivers to Adult Children with Serious Mental Illness:
Patterns of Vulnerability and Resiliency

Jan Steven Greenberg, PhD
Professor and Director, School of Social Work, UW-Madison

Click for a pdf of the presentation.

Click for a video of the presentation.

The March of Longevity:  the Role of Genes, Behavior,
Environment, and the Microbiome

Alberto Palloni, PhD
Samuel H. Preston Professor of Population Studies, Dept. of Sociology, UW-Madison

Click for a pdf of the presentation.

Click for a video of the presentation.

 


 

2014 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 Biomedical ResearchJoshua Neuman
Click to view his poster entitled:   Dietary fat composition impacts insulin secretion in type 2 diabetes

For Psychological/Clinical ResearchChristopher Nicholas
Click to view his poster entitled:  Posteromedial hyperactivation during episodic recognition among people with memory decline: Findings from the WRAP Study

 


 

2014 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.

 

2014 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.