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Preparing & Presenting a Research Poster | Professional Development
October 11 2016 at 9:30 AM
71 East Ferry Street., Detroit Michigan, 48202
Speaker Panel: Noa Ofen, Wassim Tarraf, Heather Fritz, and Steven Ondersma Institute of Gerontology & Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute Wayne State University This presentation will be presented in a panal discussion format intendeded to provide enrichment to graduate students.IOG research colloquia take place in the Hoobler Room in the Charles Lang Freer House located at 71 E. Ferry Street Tuesday mornings from 9:30 am-10:30 am and are free and open to students, professionals, and the public.
6.5 CEs | Religious and Cultural Competency for Medical Professionals
October 14 2016 at 8:00 AM
WSU, Wayne Oakland Campus
Continuing Education Conference for Nurses, Social Workers and Nursing Home Administrators Presented by WSU Institute of Gerontology FLYERMetro Detroit is comprised of a diverse population, both religiously and culturally. In order to provide more sensitive and effective care, healthcare workers need to be able to identify key features in a variety of religious and cultural traditions and how some of those features relate specically to health, healing, and death. Presenter:Jessica Sitek, MAPhD Candidate - Temple UniversityJessica Sitek holds a B.S. of Philosophy from Central Michigan University, an M.A. in Religious from Temple University, and has recently returned to Temple where she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Religious Studies with an emphasis on religion and health. Ms. Sitek was a 2015 International KAIICIID Fellow in Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue.  DATE: Oct. 14, 2016, 8am - 4pm LOCATION: MAPCOST: $50 (Lunch is include in cost)
Neural Correlates and Modifiers of Cognitive Aging
October 25 2016 at 9:30 AM
71 East Ferry St. Detroit MI, 48202
Naftali Raz Professor, Department of Psychology Director of Life-Span Cognitive Neuroscience Program, Institute of Gerontology Wayne State University The IOG colloquia are opportunities for researchers and aging experts to present their work meant to provide enrichment to graduate students and inform faculty, community members, and partners about new research and developments. The research-focused colloquia take place in the Hoobler Room in the Charles Lang Freer House located at 71 E. Ferry StreetTuesday mornings from 9:30 am-10:30 am and are free and open to students, professionals, and the public.
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