Institute for Engaged Aging

Aging Research Day

Download printable booklet for the 8th Annual Aging Research Day

8th Annual Aging Research Day – March 8, 2012

Guest Speakers:

Ran (Helen) He, Ph.D. (c)

Healthcare Genetics
Julie Eggert PhD GNP-BC AOCN®
Dissertation Chair
Presentation: Effects of Red Raspberry on Chemotherapy Induced Neurotoxicity and Cognitive Decline

Maria de Fatima Falangola, M.D, Ph.D.

Department of Radiology & Radiological Science
Department of Neuroscience
Center for Biomedical Imaging
Medical University of South Carolina
Presentation: Aging, Brain Plasticity and Diffusion MRI

Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D.

IDEaS Professor & Chair Human-Centered Computing Division
School of Computing
Professor Automotive Engineering
Clemson University
Presentation: Innovations Promoting Older Adult Use of Technology

Sue Levkoff, ScD, SM, MSW

College of Social Work
Smart State Endowed Chair: SmartHOME™
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Presentation: Social Work & Care Management

Francis G. Spinale, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery and Cell Biology and Anatomy
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Columbia, South Carolina
Presentation: The Cardiovascular System and Aging- Is it Built to Fail?

Heidi R. Wierman, MD

Mane Medical Center Division Director, Geriatrics
Assistant Professor, Tufts School of Medicine
Presentation: Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)