Seminar Series 2003

September 8, 2003
“The Invisible Needs of Older Males: Challenges for Research, Practice, and Education”
Jordan Kosberg, Ph.D.
Endowed Chair, School of Social Work
The University of Alabama

September 22, 2003
“Barriers to Immunizations Among the Elderly”
Melissa Carter Kuhajda, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Community Health Sciences
The University of Alabama

October 6, 2003
“Elaborating Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Aging, Longevity and Healthspan in C. elegans: Lessons and Themes from Simple Old Animals”
Monica Driscoll, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Nelson Biological Labs
Rutgers University
(jointly sponsored by the CMHA and the UA Department of Biological Scinces Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Program)

October 27, 2003
“Do Primary Care Physicians Recognize Dementia?”
Peter Rabins, M.D.
Department of Mental Hygiene
Johns Hopkins University

November 3, 2003
“Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Physical, Mental Health, and Social Consequences”
Nancy P. Kroph, Ph.D.
Professor & Doctoral Program Director
Stacy Kolomer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
University of Georgia

November 4, 2003
“Physicians’ Communication with Older Patients and their Family Caregivers”
Mark J. Yaffe, M.D., C.M., M. CI.Sc., C. C.F.P., F.C.F.P.
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
McGill University
Chief, Department of Family Medicine
St. Mary’s Hospital Centre
Montreal, Quebec

November 17, 2003
“Exploring the Impact of Teamwork on Patient Outcomes in Health Care Settings”
Alan B. Stevens, Ph.D.,
Director, Dementia Care Research prgram
UAB Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

December 1, 2003
“Positive Aspects of Caregiving”
Lucinda L. Roff, Ph.D.
Professor and CMHA C0-Director
School of Social Work
The University of Alabama