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The Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) and the Michigan Retirement and Disability Research Center (MRDRC) are issuing a special call for proposals from junior faculty. This is a special call for retirement or disability research proposals that focus...

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Robert Joseph Taylor, MSW, PhD, FGSA, is the recipient of the Inaugural James Jackson Outstanding Mentor Award from the Gerontological Society of American for 2021. This award recognizes outstanding commitment and dedication to mentoring minority researchers in the field of aging. As a recent indication of that commitment, Dr. Taylor conceived, organized, and directed an innovative Summer Mentoring Workshop...
My journey with the Michigan Center for Urban African American Research (MCUAAAR) team began in 2002 after transferring from Washington University-St Louis and joining the University of Michigan School of Social Work (UMSSW) faculty. After joining the SSW faculty...
transferring from Washington University-St Louis and joining the University of Michigan School of Social Work (UMSSW) faculty. After joining the SSW faculty, the late James Jackson extended a warm welcome inviting me to affiliate with the Program for Research on Black Americans (PRBA) and the MCUAAAR. I affiliated primarily with the Community Core (CC) of the MCUAAAR located at Wayne State’s Institute of Gerontology (IOG).

Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research Search for: Quick Links Healthier Black Elders Center Lunch & Learns Participant Resource Pool Participant Resource Pool  Junior Faculty Research Mentoring Funding Opportunity Home About Institutions Leadership Faculty MCUAAAR Associates National Advisory Panel MCUAAAR Scientists Staff Where Are They Now? What We Do Mentoring Training Scientist Seminars […]

Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research Search for: Quick Links Healthier Black Elders Center Lunch & Learns Participant Resource Pool Participant Resource Pool  Junior Faculty Research Mentoring Funding Opportunity Home About Institutions Leadership Faculty MCUAAAR Associates National Advisory Panel MCUAAAR Scientists Staff Where Are They Now? What We Do Mentoring Training Scientist Seminars […]

The Michigan Center for African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) and Program for Research on Black Americans (PRBA) is pleased to announce its 2021 Summer Mentoring Workshop on African American Research. The workshop is virtual and will take place June 2-4, 2020. Drs. Robert Joseph Taylor, Khari Brown and Amanda Woodward are the program faculty. The deadline to apply for the 2021 Summer Mentoring Program is April 19, 2021. 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. This workshop is for…
Dr. Ana Daugherty, a neuroscientist at Wayne State, has a spe­cial talent for explaining brain health in a simple and enter­taining way. She will explain early, subtle signs of dementia and how your lifestyle can protect and enhance your brain and your ability to remember.
Two glaucoma specialists will share impor­tant information to identify, manage, and treat glaucoma. Dr. Paula Anne Newman­Casey is an ophthalmologist and the co-di­rector of the Kellogg Eye Center for eHealth at the University of Michigan. Ms. Phalatha McHaney-Conner is a Clinical Subjects Coordinator and Glaucoma Health Coach. Their work focuses on how to help people take better control of their glaucoma.