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Coronavirus and Older Adults

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day. What you can do: If you have a serious underlying medical condition: Stay home if possible. Wash your hands often. Avoid close contact (6 feet, which…

Free CME Opportunity @UF

From Brain Disorders to Brain Health: Prevention and Management of Cognitive Decline and Dementia We, at the University of Florida (UF), have received a Florida Department of Health (FLDOH) grant to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and increase screening for cognitive impairment. We are focusing attention on providing…

Junior Scholar Applications

We’re looking for Junior Scholars with a focus on Mobility and Prevention of Disability! Institute of Aging Research Day Request for Junior Scholar Applications from the University of Florida Claude D. Pepper Older American’s Independence Center (OAIC) Research Education Core focused on Mobility and Prevention of Disability Release Date: November…

Request for Pilot and Exploratory Study Proposals: Mobility and Prevention of Disability

We are seeking interdisciplinary Pilot and Exploratory Study (PES) applications which address the Mobility and Prevention of Disability! Successful applications should collect pilot data that will lead to extramural research grants and/or career development awards Release Date: November 8th, 2019Letter of Intent due January 21st, 2020Full Application due…

Dr. Yasmin Mohiuddin: Welcome one of our newest Clinical Assistant Professors

Dr. Mohiuddin, one of our Spring 2019 Geriatric Fellows, got her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Pikeville, her masters in Medical Science–Research Microbiology from the University of Florida, and her bachelors in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida. We couldn’t be more…

Dr. David Clark wins White House research award

Our very own Dr. David J Clark won the highest honor bestowed by the US Government to outstanding scientists and engineers completing the early phase of their career, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE. He was also awarded a $125,000 grant to support…