News : 2015 : September

Harvey Sterns, Ph.D., with Sara J. Czaja, Ph.D.

APA Honors Dr. Sara J. Czaja for Developing Strategies to Improve Quality of Life for the Aging

Sara J. Czaja, Ph.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Scientific Director of the Center on Aging, was honored recently by the American Psychological Association (APA) for her numerous contributions to the field of applied gerontology.

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From left, Neil Schneiderman, Ph.D., Marc D. Gellman, Ph.D., and Clinton Wright, M.D., M.S.

$5.67M Grant Helps UM Researchers Identify Early Signs of Alzheimer’s in Elderly Hispanics

A new University of Miami study, aimed at identifying early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurocognitive decline among Latinos and Hispanics, could help delay or even prevent its onset thanks to a $5.67 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging.

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