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The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center

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Promoting Healthy Aging through Research and Education  Facebook Like

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.

"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.

 

 

Dr. Andrew Revell presents research at Gerontological Society of America Conference

 

 

  

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 new "Aging & Health" (AGH) Academic Minor Program officially became effective 6/23/2014 on our campus for any undergraduate. It was fully integrated with COIN for student enrollment on 9/01/2014. 

Center Director, Dr. Andrew Revell, and his Southcoast Cognitive Aging Study are featured in the June 2014 edition of OJornal (published in English and Portuguese)

The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center recently launched their Facebook page. Please find us as "UMass Dartmouth Gerontology" and visit often for updates:
Link to Facebook Page

The Center is a member institution of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), the Educational Unit of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA).

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Learn more about our Research, Education, Seminar Series, Outreach, and Partnerships.

For more information, please email us at: healthyaging@umassd.edu, or call (508) 999-8376.

Falamos Portuges, por favor envie um correio electronico (e-mail) se tiver perguntas: Gerontology Center

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