University of Washington

3rd Annual

Interdisciplinary Geriatric Research Forum

October 9, 2008

UW Tower


Interdisciplinary Aging Research for the 21st Century



Co-Sponsored by the UW Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Research and the UW Institute on Aging


Forum Highlights:


  Keynote address by Provost Phyllis Wise:

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•  Panel of national funding representatives:

George Martin, MD, Scientific Director

American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR)

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Felipe Sierra, PhD, Director, Division of Aging Biology

National Institute on Aging

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Kevin J. Lee, PhD, Deputy Executive Director

Ellison Medical Foundation

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  Panel of UW interdisciplinary program representatives:

Kim Folger Bruce, PhD, Director of Research Partnerships 

Institute of Translational Health Sciences

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Steve Gloyd, PhD, Professor of Health Services and Associate Chair for Education and Curriculum

Department of Global Health

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•  Guest Lecture by Dr. Harold Pincus on interdisciplinary work

in the context of geriatric health research:

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