Lectures & Grand Rounds

The Center on Aging hosts a range of lectures and ground rounds. All sessions are hosted in the Center on Aging Conference Room which is located on the second floor of the Administrative Services Building at UConn Health’s Farmington, CT campus.

Friday Morning Fellowship Conferences

Friday mornings from 8-9 a.m.

June 18, 2021


Mian “Harris” Iftikhar, MD

Grand Rounds

12 - 1 p.m.

Grand Rounds will be streamed live through the Zoom system.

Zoom links will be on the emails sent out and lifeline and faculty digest postings.

April 27th
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychological Sciences and by courtesy Mathematics, Neuroscience and Psychiatry, UConn
Director, UConn Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC)
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Weill Institute for Neurosciences, UCSF
Title: Intergenerational Neuroimaging as A New Cognitive Neuroscience Research Paradigm: Taking Dyslexia as an Example

May 4th
Sarah Willen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Director, Research Program on Global Health and Human Rights at the Human Rights Institute
University of Connecticut
Title: Can Journaling About the Pandemic Support Well-being in Older Adults? Preliminary Reflections from the Pandemic Journaling Project.

May 18th
Janet McElhaney, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Vice President of Research & Scientific Director, Health Sciences North Research Institute
Health Sciences North Volunteer Association Research Chair in Healthy Aging
Professor, Medical Sciences Division, Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, UConn Center on Aging and Immunology, University of Connecticut
Title: Vaccine preventable disability: the vitality path to discovering effective vaccines for older adults.

June 8th
Frederick Gibbons, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences
PI, Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention and Policy
University of Connecticut
Title: The impact of racial discrimination on African Americans’ health behavior and health status across the lifespan

June 22nd
Erika Skoe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
University of Connecticut
Title: The impact of training and trauma on the aging auditory system

Scientific Foundations of Clinical Geriatrics and Gerontology

Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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