Aging Center Research and Education Showcase

The Duke Aging Center Community gathers annually for a Research and Education Showcase to celebrate successes, hear about innovative research and programming, network with colleagues, and look to the future of aging research and research education at Duke and beyond.


Research and Education Showcase

Attendance is free, but registration is required!


Agenda Summary:

8:30 am – 9:00 am  Registration and Coffee

9:00 am – Welcome and The State of the Center

Heather Whitson, MD, MHS – Aging Center Director

9:20 am – 11:00 am – Scientific talks  - Exciting work from each of the NIH-funded Centers within the Duke Aging Center

  • Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
                                                                                                         Dr. Rasheeda Hall
  • Duke-UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
                                                                           Dr. Laurie Sanders & Dr. Todd Cohen
  • Roybal Center for Translational Research
                                                                                                       Dr. Tamara Somers
  • Center for REACH Equity
                                                                                                        Dr. Charity Oyedeji


11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Devices & Programs Expo, networking

Lunch available at 11:30 am

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Keynote Address: “How to Die Young at a Very Old Age”

Nir Barzilai, MD

2023 Karen L. Wrenn Lectureship


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