The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center
The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center at UMass Dartmouth is a multi-disciplinary center dedicated to research and programs that provide education on the aging process and promote healthy, active living.
Join us for our upcoming Healthy Aging Seminar:
"Sleep on it! The enhancing effects of Sleep and Cortisol on Memory across the Lifespan”
Speaker: Kelly Bennion, PhD Candidate in Psychology, Boston College
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Time and Location: 11:00-11:55am in Woodland Commons (see building "V" on campus map)
"Revamped Aging & Health Minor" and Center Director, Dr. Andrew Revell, are featured in the lead article in November's College of Arts and Sciences Newsletter.
2014 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting
Christi Nelson, B.A., (left) Psychology Graduate Student and SCAS Lab Member (left), presents "Marital Status Predicts Better Episodic and Semantic Memory Performance" at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), November 2014.
Center Director, Dr. Andrew Revell, (left) presents initial findings from the MSF Award his team received,
"Cross-Cultural Differences in Cognitive and Health Indicators in Older Adults" at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), November 2014.
The 2014 UMass Dartmouth Annual Research Report was released and includes our
Center-affiliated faculty and their research. These include: Faculty Affiliate Aminda O'Hare's EEG Laboratory on Cognition and Emotion (p. 10), the $25K seed grant awarded to Revell, de Sa, and Chin (p. 11), and external grants awarded to Faculty Affiliate Maolin Guo (p. 25), Board Member Yong Kim (p. 26), and to Faculty Affiliate Howard Michel (p. 27).
The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center recently launched their Facebook page. Please find us as "UMass Dartmouth Gerontology" and visit often for updates:
For more information, please email us at: email@example.com, or call (508) 999-8376.
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