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Purposeful Aging Highlighted at RCMAR CHIME and CTSI Scientific Retreat



UCLA CTSI News Archive


Dr. Catherine Sarkisian of UCLA poses questions to scholars who presented at the 2017 RCMAR CHIME Scientific Retreat.

The Center for Health Improvement of Minority Elderly (CHIME), a Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR), and UCLA CTSI, co-sponsored a scientific retreat on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA.

The retreat included a keynote presentation by Laura Trejo, general manager of the City of Los Angeles' Department of Aging, during which she spoke on an initiative focused on purposeful aging in Los Angeles.

The following 2017-2018 RCMAR CHIME scholars also presented:

  • Alejandra Casillas, MD, MSHS
  • Yelba Castellon-Lopez, MD
  • Kia Skrine Jeffers, PhD, RN
  • Zvinka Zlatar, PhD

Visit RCMAR CHIME's website to learn more about their center and scholars funded by National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging.