April 27 & 28, 2016
Free of charge and open to the public
The 11th Annual Research Retreat will feature a Poster Session on Thursday April 27, and a Keynote/Symposium Session on Friday, April 28. We are pleased to welcome four speakers to our 2017 Annual Research Retreat.
Keynote Speakers: Adaptive Capacity
Scott Hummel, MD (University of Michigan) “Promoting Resiliency and Successful Outcomes in Heart Failure: What if the Failure’s Not All in the Heart?”
Susanne Iwarsson, PhD (University of Lund) “Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Home, Health and Disability along the Process of Aging”
Keynote Speakers: Resilient Places
James Sallis, PhD (UC-San Diego) “Active Cities: Meeting Many Needs of Older Adults”
Amanda Lehning, PhD (University of Maryland) “Implementation and evaluation of aging-friendly communities: Conceptual and empirical challenges”
They will be joined by four University of Utah faculty presenters:
Andrew Merryweather, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering “Innovations to Address Preventable Falls”
Alexandra Terrill, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational & Recreational Therapies “Promoting Resilience After Stroke in the Survivor/Caregiver Dyad”
Neal Patwari, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering “Radio Sensing: A Monitoring Technology for Resilient Places”
Heather Sobko, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing " Aging in Place: It's All About Context"
Both events will be located in the atrium of the James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology/USTAR at 36 South Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 from 3:00pm-6:00pm.
Parking is very limited. We encourage you to please walk, take TRAX, carpool or use the free campus shuttle.
Thursday April 27, 2017 / 3:00-6:00 PM
Location: Atrium, James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology / USTAR Building 36 South Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Posters will be presented on aging related studies spanning a broad spectrum of both Social-Behavioral, and Biological research.
Friday April 28, 2017 / 7:30 am - 12:00 PM
James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology / USTAR Building
KEYNOTE & SYMPOSIA EVENT
7:30am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 9:30am Welcome/Adaptive Capacity Keynote Addresses
9:45am – 10:30pm Symposia
10:45am – 12:15pm Resilient Places Keynote Addresses