Advances in Aging Lecture Series

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CME Credit Provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

Sponsored by the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Arizona Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, and University of Arizona Center on Aging:
TOPIC: "Aging for Life and the University of Arizona
SPEAKER: Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD – UA professor of pharmacology and neurology, world-renowned research on Alzheimer's disease, and director of the UA Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science.


Monday, February 11, 2019
Noon-1 p.m. | A light lunch will be served
Kiewit Auditorium, UA Cancer Center
Map of UA Health Sciences/Banner - University Medical Center Campus

To view, download, post or share the flyer for this event, click here: advances_flyer.feb_._2019-2.pdf

Image of flyer for full calendar of Advances in Aging Lectures for Spring 2019The Advances in Aging Lecture Series is hosted by the University of Arizona Center on Aging Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program in conjunction with the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, UA College of Medicine - Tucson. It also serves as the grand rounds lectures for the division. For the full list of lectures in this series, please visit this webpage or click on the following PDF for a printable calendar: full_calendar_flyer_spring_2019.pdf

Objectives: Gain recognition and understanding that:

  1. Aging is a series of transition states.
  2. Transition states are unstable and modifiable.
  3. Aging is personal.
  4. Modifying the aging process will require a precision medicine approach.

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, social workers, other health-care professionals and interested community members

Methodology: Lecture

Accreditation Statement:
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):
All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

CONTACT: Rachel L. Peterson, MPH, MA, or (520) 626-5808

View archived presentations of this lecture series: 

Coming Soon

Shu-Fen Wung, PhD, RN, ACNP-BCMonday, March 11, 2019 | Noon-1 p.m.
“Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention”

Shu-Fen Wung, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, UA associate professor of nursing, College of Nursing – Tucson


Mohab Ibrahim, MDMonday, April 8, 2019 | Noon-1 p.m.
“Alternative Approaches to Pain Management”
Mohab Ibrahim, PhD, MD
, UA associate professor of anesthesiology; director, Pain Medicine Fellowship Program, and director, Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic, College of Medicine – Tucson


Amy Klein, MDMonday, May 13, 2019 | Noon-1 p.m.
Title to be determined
Amy Klein, MD
, UA assistant professor of medicine and palliative specialist, Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine


Christopher WendelMonday, June 10, 2019 | Noon-1 p.m.
Title to be determined
Chris Wendel, UA research instructor/biostatistician, Arizona Center on Aging