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AGE-ADAR hosts virtual open house

AGE-ADAR hosts virtual open house

Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn more about the Appalachian Gerontology Experiences: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research Scholars Program from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, on Zoom. 

Rising sophomores and juniors in MSTEM disciplines who are from underrepresented backgrounds who are applying for 2024 summer research internship are also encouraged to learn more about the program. 

Register to attend the open house by 5 p.m. Nov. 1. 

Funded by the National Institute on Aging and headed by Julie Hicks Patrick, principal investigator and professor of psychology, the AGE-ADAR Scholars Program has trained 49 undergraduate research scholars since the inception of the program in 2020. 

The scholars have presented research related to aging and health disparities in Appalachia at more than 60 national, regional and local conferences and symposia. 

For questions, contact Betty Mei, program director, at