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.
July 19-20, 2015 (Washington DC): Professor Revell and the Student Research Assistants on the Southcoast Cognitive Aging Study (SCAS) are presenting two posters at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
August 4, 2015 (10:00-11:00am in LARTS 397D): The Psychology Brown Bag Seminar Series is co-sponsoring with the Healthy Aging Series the upcoming Master's Thesis Defense in the Psychology Research MA Program. The Title is " The Effects of Personality and Marital Status on Cognitive Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults." Speaker: Christi L. Nelson, B.S., Project Interviewer for the Southcoast Cognitive Aging Study (SCAS).
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:
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