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Research Rounds: Geras Centre for Aging Research: Bringing Research to the Frontlines of Care

Where: Virtual - Zoom

When: Friday June 14, 2024

Time: 10 - 11 a.m. EDT

Cost: Free

The Geras Centre for Aging Research’s mission is to make life better for older adults with high impact research, tackling the biggest challenges facing our aging population. Our vision is to promote healthy aging, to help people age with dignity and independence. This month’s Research Rounds presentation will explore how the Geras Centre for Aging Research is advancing research innovations, new models of geriatric care, and clinical interventions.

Registration is not required, please use this zoom link to join the event.

Speaker

Dr. Alexandra Papaioannou is a Professor of Medicine (Division of Geriatrics) at McMaster University, a Geriatric Medicine Specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences and Executive Director of the Geras Centre for Aging Research. She holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Healthy Aging. She is the lead clinician-scientist of the Canadian Geriatrics Society Frailty working group and a member of the Global Frailty Network. Dr. Papaioannou is the Chair of the Regional Geriatric Program Central and past Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University. She is the recipient of the 2023 CIHR Institute of Aging Betty Havens Prize for Knowledge Mobilization in Aging.  Dr. Papaioannou has 407 peer-reviewed publications, 20 book chapters and 439 published abstracts (h-index 77; 25,508+ citations). She has mentored 150+ research trainees from undergraduate to post-doctoral fellows many of whom have received nationally-funded awards. Her program of research is focused on bringing the best research evidence to the frontlines of care for older adults to age with dignity and independence.

Organizer Information

Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA)

Email Address: info@the-ria.ca

Phone Number: 519-904-0660

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