RESILIENCE AND AGING IN THE AMERICAS

AGENDA

September 23, 2021

1:00 pm -1:30 pm CST Opening Remarks

Jacqueline L Angel – The University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs

Octavio N. Martinez – Executive director – Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

Kristen Peek – University of Texas Medical Branch – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

1:30 pm CST – 2:30 pm CST Keynote Speaker

Rebeca Wong, University of Texas Medical Branch – “About Resilient Aging – Evidence using the Mexican Health and Aging Study”

2:30 pm CST – 3:30 pm CST Sessions 1 “Defining Resilience Conceptually and Methodologically”

Discussant – Ladson Hinton, UC Davis

Luis Miguel Gutierrez Robledo, Instituto Nacional De Geriatría –“Resilience in aging from a dynamic systems perspective”

Silvia Mejia, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte – “Psychological correlates of cognitive resilience”.

Sunshine Rote, University of Louisville – “Social Aspects of Resiliency in a Caregiving Context”

3:30 pm CST – 5:00 pm CST Emerging Scholar Mentoring Session

3:30 pm CST – 4:00 pm CST One on One Zoom Mentoring

4:00 pm CST – 4:30 pm CST Emerging Scholar Introductions

4:30 pm CST – 5:00 pm CST
 Panel on Funding for Early Career Scholars –Frank Bandiera, NIH/NIA/ERP, Brian Downer, University of Texas Medical Branch, Joseph Saenz, University of Southern California, and Jacqueline L Angel, The University of Texas at Austin

 

September 24, 2021

1:00 pm -2:00 pm CST Session 2 “COVID -19 and Latinos”

Rogelio Saenz, University of Texas San Antonio, and Marc Garcia, Syracuse University – “COVID-19 Death Trends among Older Latinos: 2020 and 2021”

 

Verónica Montes de Oca (IISUNAM-SUIEV) & Telésforo Ramírez (CRIM-UNAM y CONACYT) –

“Vulnerability and Resilience in Older Persons in COVID-19 Pandemic in México”

Kyriakos Markides and Phillip Cantu, University of Texas Medical Branch – “COVID-19 and The Hispanic Established Population for the Epidemiologic Study of the Elderly”

2:00 pm -3:00 pm CST Session 3 “Aging Latinos and Research from the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR)”

Chair – Lourdes Guerrero, UCLA

Romero Escobar, UTRGV

Ángela Gutiérrez, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

David Camacho, University of Maryland

Sandra Arévalo, CSU Long Beach

3:00 pm CST – 3:30 pm CST The Steve Wallace Poster Award Presentation – Awards – Terrence Hill, University of Texas San Antonio and Adriana Reyes, Cornell – Memorial Bill Vega, FIU

3:30pm CST – 5:00 pm CST
 Flavia Andrade University of Illinois Urbana Champagne and Stephanie Grasso, University of Texas Austin “2021 ICAA Consensus Building Session”