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Tenure and Promotion News: Dr. Shinichi Someya

Published: Oct 18th, 2016

Dr. Shihichi Someya has been promoted to the Associate Professor rank and was awarded tenure, to recognize his superior scientific and educational contributions.  Congratulations on this well deserved achievement!

UF Health Shands Hospital, Geriatrics, Among Nation’s Best

Published: Aug 4th, 2016

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is now tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s […]

Duane B. Corbett: Manuscript Accepted for Publication in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

Published: Jul 29th, 2016

Evaluating Walking Intensity with Hip-Worn Accelerometers in Elders Coauthors: Vincenzo Valiani, Jeffrey Knaggs, Todd Manini Journal: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise – the flagship journal of the American […]

Honorable Mentions at ILR/UF Aging Research Exposition

Published: May 18th, 2016

Duane B. Corbett, PhD—postdoctoral associate under the mentorship of Dr. Todd Manini—and Shannon Cochrane—university scholar under the mentorship of Dr. Thomas Buford—both received honorable mention for their oral presentations during […]

2016 Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors

Published: May 12th, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Natalie Ebner for being the recipient of the 2016 UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. This university-wide award recognizes research quality and innovativeness.

Test for Diabetes

Published: Apr 2nd, 2016

Your grip strength is what researchers at the University of Florida studied, using national data from nearly 2,000 people, who might be missed when screening for diabetes and hypertension. 

Online Education Excellence Award for the Theories on Aging course

Published: Mar 31st, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Christy Carter and Alecia Monteiro (Instructional Designer) for receiving the Online Education Excellence Award in the Graduate Courses category for GMS6483 (Theories of Aging)!

The first student has completed the online Graduate Certificate Program in Aging and Geriatric Practice.

Published: Feb 17th, 2016

Pallavi Sood is our first student to graduate from the Department’s certificate program in Aging and Geriatric Practice. Ms. Sood is a third year doctoral student in Rehabilitation Science at […]

Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Ph.D.: New Publication in Experimental Gerontology

Published: Nov 5th, 2015

Title: Age differences in cytokine expression under conditions of health using experimental pain models Published in: Experimental Gerontology Older adults are at an increased risk to develop frequent and prolonged […]

NIA Grant Awarded to Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida: Neuroimaging Age-Related Changes in Pain Modulation

Published: Oct 14th, 2015

Older adults experience greater clinical pain than younger cohorts and aging is associated with significant changes to our brain. This 5-year study will provide the initial steps for identifying changes […]