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New Article from Our CLRC and Three Other NIH-Funded Centers

To address the social and research challenges evolving from the COVID-19 pandemic, MCUAAAR and three other National Institutes of Health funded-Centers (MCCFAD, Pepper Center, and MADRC) that engage with community members to enhance research and advance the science of aging came together to learn from each other’s efforts, approaches, and communication with community partners. Monthly meetings served as a venue to discuss the challenges of engagement with research participants and support community partners during the pandemic. The exchange of information resulted in…

CAB Member Elected APHA President-Elect

Flint Community Advisory Board member Ms. Ella Greene-Moton, has been elected President-Elect of the American Public Health Association! This is an amazing accomplishment because we believe she is the only community-based advocate elected to this position.

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller Named 2022 MacArthur Fellow!!!

Reuben J. Miller, PhD, a 2014 MCUAAAR Scientist, is an Associate Professor at Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice at the University of Chicago and a Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation. Dr. Miller was selected as a MacArthur Fellow for his work tracing the long-term consequences that incarceration and re-entry systems have on the lives of individuals and their families.

Dr. Peter Lichtenberg is GSA’s 78th President!!!

Peter A. Lichtenberg, PhD, ABPP, FGSA, director of the Institute of Gerontology and the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, as well as Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University, has been installed as the new president of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. He was elected by GSA’s membership, which consists of more than 5,500 researchers, educators, practitioners, and other professionals. As president, he will oversee matters of GSA’s governance and strategic planning, while also managing the program for GSA’s 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting. He has chosen…

ROAR Launches Website

The Recruiting and Retaining Older African Americans into Research (ROAR) project focuses on developing a sustainable national model to increase the representation of Black older adults in health research in a community-based way that elevates the voices of African American older adults at every step. You can find more information about ROAR on their newly launched website https://engageus.org/. The ROAR project is funded by…