Seminar Series 2015

January 28, 2015
“Amino Acids and Aging Muscle: A Diet Intervention to Combat Sarcopenia”
Amy Ellis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Nutrition
College of Human Environmental Sciences
The University of Alabama

February 18, 2015
“Neurocognition, Aging, and HIV: That Pretty Much Says It All”
David Vance, Ph.D., MGS
Associate Director
Center for Nursing Research &
PhD Coordinator
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

March 4, 2015
“Opening the Door: The Use of Community-Engaged Research Practices to
Address Intimate Partner Violence in Late Life”
Karen A. Roberto, Ph.D.
Professor of Human Development
Director, Center for Gerontology
Director, Institute for Society, Culture and Environment
Virginia Tech

April 15, 2015
“Helping Nursing Homes Become More Patient-Centered”
A. Lynn Snow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Center for Mental Health and Aging
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs

August 26, 2015
“Do U.S. Households Perceive Their Retirement
Preparedness Realistically?”
Kyoung Tae Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Consumer Sciences
College of Human Environmental Science
The University of Alabama

Research Presentation

September 16, 2015
“Sharing Opinions and Advice About Research in the Deep South:
CBPR and Engaged Learning Opportunities”
Rebecca S. Allen, Ph.D., ABPP
Professor of Psychology
Alabama Research Institute on Aging
The University of Alabama

Project SOAR Overview and Experiential Training

October 14, 2015
“Understanding the Mechanisms of Pain
Disparities within Different Minority Subgroups”
Burel R. Goodin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Psychology and Anesthesiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

November 13, 2015
“Adaptive Processes in Later Life: Intersections between Aging,
Motivation and Cognitive Performance”
Thomas M. Hess, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology
North Carolina State University