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Call for Presentations: 2010 N.C. Governor's Conference on Aging
The Executive Committee of the North Carolina Conference on Aging (NCCOA) announces and seeks presentations for the annual North Carolina Conference on Aging to be held Oct. 13 - 15 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, N.C. The deadline for abstract submission is April 30, 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - April 15, 2010
N.C. Conference on Aging - Oct. 13 - 15
This year's conference will provide an opportunity to examine policy issues and aging, evidence-based research, hear from leading experts and have input into the identification of priority actions needed to be taken by public and private interests to create a more livable and senior friendly North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Aug. 26
Busby-Whitehead elected as chair for American Geriatrics Society's Foundation for Health in Aging
Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, is professor and chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and director of the Center for Aging and Health
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February
UNC physicians receive grant to train specialists in geriatric care
This grant will expand geriatrics training to five medical specialties and subspecialties training faculty, residents and fellows through the Alliance for Geriatric Education in Specialties (AGES).
Located in News / 2011 / January
Study: Specific PTSD symptoms related to anger and aggressiveness among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans
Focusing on certain PTSD symptoms may be key to treating anger among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans, according to a study led by UNC and Veterans Affairs researchers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 17, 2010
2010 Faculty Development Program in Health Literacy and Aging Now Accepting Applications
This intensive program is sponsored by the Carolina Geriatric Education Center and the UNC Center for Aging and Health. The application deadline is Dec. 4.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 12, 2009
Conference: 21st Annual Challenges in Geriatrics Practice
The conference will be held on Feb. 18-19 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education and is offering continuing education to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and nursing home administrators.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 8, 2010
Sloane, Zimmerman named editors-in-chief of JAMDA
Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, in the department of family medicine, and Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD, at the UNC School of Social Work, will lead the top journal for post-acute and long-term health care.
Located in News / 2017 / July
Aerobic activity may keep the brain young
In a UNC study to be published July 9 in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, physically active elderly people showed healthier cerebral blood vessels than those who are not active.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 2, 2009
Call for nominations: Career Development in Aging Research Awards
The UNC Institute on Aging is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for the 2010 Gordon H. DeFriese Career Development in Aging Research Awards. These annual awards have been established to recognize Dr. DeFriese's thirty-year distinguished career in the conduct and development of research to improve the quality of lives of older North Carolinians, and especially to his unwavering commitment to developing and supporting the careers of his colleagues.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - April 8, 2010