What’s Hot in Aging Research at USC: The Digital Aging Revolution
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will be hosting their fifth annual interdisciplinary symposium, “What’s Hot in Aging Research at USC?” on April 23, 2014. USC is at the forefront of aging research incorporating the advances in technology to create a better future for our aging population. Join us as USC’s academic experts give you an in-depth look into the technological innovations that have been developed with research from the USC campus, as well as our technology partners, to provide better service to older adults.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.
RSVP Deadline: April 16, 2014
Please RSVP at www.usc.edu/esvp (code: aging)
Continuing Education Credit (4.5 hours) approved for MFT and LCSWs
Registration Fee: $25 (includes lunch and parking)
USC Davis School of Gerontology Auditorium
University of Southern California
Andrus Gerontology Center
3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191
Coffee and Registration
9:00AM – 9:15AM
Welcome Dean Pinchas Cohen, M.D.
9:15AM – 10:50AM
What’s Available and how it works for you:
Elizabeth Zelinkski, Ph.D. - Healthy Aging Applications
(Tentative) Shawn Miyazaki – The Assistive Devices Under your Nose
Michael Gilewski, Ph.D. – Top 10 Applications for Clinical Rehabilitation
Sheryl Flynn, PT, Ph.D. - Zoezi Park & Treasure of Bell Island
Carolee Winstein Ph.D., PT, FAPTA – Monitoring of Walking with Special Shoes
How to Assess What’s Available:
Elizabeth Zelinski, Ph.D. - What to look for in Cognitive Training Programs
Carin Kreutzer, MPH, RD - Diet and Food Tracking Programs and Applications
Peter Lancelotti, MSG - Criteria for Website for Caregiving
12:30PM – 1:45PM
Poster Sessions, Demonstrations: Jewel game, Zoezi Park, Scheppens iphone activity application, Treasure of Bell Island
1:45PM – 3:45PM
Stay Tuned: What’s coming in the short-term future
Heather Wipfil, Ph.D. - Preventative Medicine, USC and World Health Organization collaboration on e-health
Stacey Schepens Ph.D., OTR/L - Use of iphones for physical activity monitoring for patients and clinicians
(Tentative) Caregiver Burnout Prevention Coach
Kate Wilber, Ph.D. – Elder Abuse application: from concept on itunes
Dean Pinchas Cohen, M.D.
Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Executive Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center
William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology
Elizabeth Zelinkski, Ph.D.
Rita and Edward Polusky Chair in Education and Aging
Professor of Gerontology and Psychology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Michael Gilewski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitaton, Loma Linda University Medical Center
Sheryl Flynn, PT, Ph.D.
President and CEO of Blue Marble Rehab Inc.
Carolee Winstein Ph.D., PT, FAPTA
Professor of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy &
Director of the Motor Behavior and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory, USC
Appointment in the Department of Neurology, USC Keck School of Medicine
Carin Kreutzer, MPH, RD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Peter Lancelotti, MSG
Marketing & Research Professional
Heather Wipfil, Ph.D.
Associate Director, USC Institute for Global Health
Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and School of International Relations
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Stacey Schepens Ph.D., OTR/L
Research Assistant Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Kate Wilber, Ph.D.
Mary Pickford Foundation Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology