Apr 17, 2023 | Latest News
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…
Mar 13, 2023 | Latest News
May 31 – June 2, 2023
Application Deadline: April 3, 2023
The Michigan Center for African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) and Program for Research on Black Americans (PRBA) are pleased to announce its 2023 Summer Mentoring Workshop for Advanced Doctoral Students on African American Research and Latinx Research. The virtual workshop will take place May 31 – June 2, 2023. Drs. Robert Joseph Taylor, Amanda Woodward, and David Cordova are the program faculty. The deadline to apply for the 2023 Summer Mentoring Program is April 3, 2023. This workshop emphasizes training in numerous areas including: 1) publishing in peer review journals, 2) writing grant proposals to the NIH, 3) the tenure process, 4) ethical conduct of research, 5) successful mentoring and collaborative relationships, and, most importantly, 6) how to navigate the academy. For more information about the application process, as well as the link for submission:
Download the flyer for the African American Program (PDF)
Download the flyer for the Latinx Program (PDF)
Dec 15, 2022 | Latest News
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.
Nov 15, 2022 | Latest News
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.
Jan 28, 2022 | Latest News
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…
Oct 19, 2021 | Latest News
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…