CHAI Speaker Series

Panel: “Challenges and Opportunities to Build the Nursing Home Workforce: Reflections on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Report Recommendations”

The Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation, in partnership with the Life Course Center, presents an interactive webinar featuring a panel on the topic of the long-term care workforce. This interactive event will feature five panelists of diverse professional background who will share their experiences and react to recommendations from the upcoming National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on the long-term care workforce. There will also be ample opportunities for registrants to ask questions!

Date: April 20, 2022, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM CST

Zoom Recording

Presentation Slides

Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW, “Communicating Beyond the Academy: The Role of Social Media for Researchers”

Dr. Prusaczyk is an Instructor at the Institute for Informatics and in General Medical Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Date: Monday, January 24th, 2022, 2:00-3:30PM CST

Zoom Recording

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Jennifer Manly, PhD, “Structural Determinants of Disparities in Later Life Cognitive Function and Dementia”

Jennifer Manly, PhD is a Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurology at the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research in Aging and Alzheimer’s disease at Columbia University.

Date: Monday, November 15th, 2021, 12:15-1:15PM CT

Zoom Recording

Co-Sponsored by the Minnesota Population Center

Roland Thorpe, Ph.D., “Health Equity and Aging: The Past, Present, and Future”

Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, the Founding Director of the Program for Research on Men’s Health in the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and Deputy Director of the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Date: May 3, 2021, 12:00 PM CST

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