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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 […]

Palliative Care in the Emergency Department

Published: Oct 13th, 2015

Patients seek care in the emergency department for immediate relief of pain or other symptoms. Emergency physicians are trained to provide care that focuses on disease-directed treatment of acute illnesses… […]

Article in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Published: Jun 12th, 2015

Geriatric Boot Camp: An Interprofessional Education Program for Healthcare Professionals.   Authors: Lauren Solberg, JD, Laurence Solberg, MD, AGSF and Christy Carter, PhD Solberg_et_al-2015-Journal_of_the_American_Geriatrics_Society

Cochlear Detoxification System

Published: Jun 5th, 2015

A new RO1 grant, Cochlear Detoxification System was awarded by the National Institutes of Health to Dr. Shinichi Someya, a faculty member of the Biology of Aging Division. Living organisms are […]

Online Graduate Programs in Aging

Published: Jun 5th, 2015

Graduate Certificate and Master’s Degree in Aging and Geriatric Practice – online.