GSA 2013

2013 GSA Pre-Conference Workshop

Date & Location:
Maximizing the Impact of Health Disparities Research with Older Adults:STRATEGIES FOR ENGAGING COMMUNITIES AND ASSESSING OUTCOMES

Wednesday, November 20
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal St New Orleans, LA 70130
Room: Bayside C

Overview

Learn where NIA funding priorities are going, key strategies for conducting community engaged research within those priorities, and get feedback on your ideas for future research. Join NIA leaders and top researchers in minority aging in this active learning workshop. The new tools and materials that you obtain will assist you to improve and expand your research on minority aging. Sponsored by the NIA Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) and the GSA Task Force on Minority Interests in Gerontology.

Presented by Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research

Supported with funding from the National Institute of Aging Grant R13-AG-023033
Maximizing the Impact of Health Disparities Research with Older Adults:STRATEGIES FOR ENGAGING COMMUNITIES AND ASSESSING OUTCOMES
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will:
  1. Understand the training priorities, programs and funding opportunities for NIH-NIA sponsored health disparities and older adults research projects
  2. To identify models for community-based approaches to minority aging research.
  3. To describe recommended components to involving research in health disparities communities

Schedule

8:00 am Welcome | Introductions
Steven P. Wallace, PhD, Coordinating Center
Lisbeth Nielsen, PhD, National Institute on Aging
8:10 am NIA Support and Training in Health Disparities Research With Older Adults
Carl V. Hill, PhD and Chyren Hunter, PhD
9:15 am Q & A | Discussion
Nina T. Harawa, MPH, PhD, Coordinating Center
9:30 am A Framework for Implementing Evidence-based Interventions in Health Disparities Communities
Anna Nápoles, PhD, MPH, UCSF (CADC)
9:50 am Taxonomy of Community Health Indicators – Outcomes
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD, UC Davis (LARRC)
10:15 am Special Considerations for Rural Aging Research
Michelle Martin, PhD, UAB (Deep South)
10:35 am Networking Break
10:50 am Involving the Community in Research Planning
Catherine Sarkisian MD, MSPH, UCLA/CDU RCMAR Center for Health Improvement for Minority Elders (CHIME)
11:10 am Interactive Group Discussion on Topic
Table Facilitators: 1) Linda Ziegahn, PhD, UC Davis (LARRC) 2) Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD, UC Davis (LARRC) 3) Letha A. Chadiha, PhD, MSW, Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) 4) William Vega, PhD, USC Roybal Institute on Aging
11:40 am Open Discussion: How Will We Apply What We've Learned Today?
Facilitator: Janet C. Frank, DrPH, Coordinating Center and Steven P. Wallace, PhD, Coordinating Center
11:50 am Closing Comments
12:00 pm Evaluations | Adjourn