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Zhe He elected Fellow of American Medical Informatics Association

The American Medical Informatics Association has elected Zhe He, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the School of Information and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, as a Fellow of the association.

The American Medical Informatics Association has 5,600 members who are subject-matter experts in the science and practice of informatics as it relates to clinical care, research, education, and policy.

Sheila Salyer of the Tallahassee Senior Center talks about successful longevity in the latest ISL Newsletter

Sheila Salyer, head of the Tallahassee Senior Center and manager of Senior Services for the City of Tallahassee, talks about her 25 years' experience in helping older adults in Florida's capital, about how the Senior Center reached out during the pandemic and what she anticipates in the future, in the latest edition of the ISL Newsletter.

Ravinder Nagpal to speak on 'Diet-Microbiome Interactions' in the next ISL Brown Bag on December 6

You are invited to hear Ravinder Nagpal, Ph.D., speak on “Diet-Microbiome Interactions in the Aging Gut.” His talk, via Zoom at noon December 6, is part of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Brown Bag Series.

For the Zoom link, please send an email message to ISL@fsu.edu.

Jessica Kelley's talk, part of the ISL Speaker Series, now available on ISL's YouTube channel

If you missed the recent lecture by Jessica A. Kelley, Ph.D., sponsored by the Institute for Successful Longevity and the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy at Florida State University, you can watch it now online, thanks to the Pepper Institute. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP7V_dFgx9w.

Kelley, of Case Western Reserve University, spoke on “Structures and Systems: Life Course Scaffolding of Late-Life Health.”

ISL Faculty Affiliates — Alzheimer’s study reported on by Medical News Today

Medical News Today has reported on a recent study, by Faculty Affiliates of the Institute for Successful Longevity and others, on personality traits and Alzheimer's disease.

Aaron Wilber's Brown Bag talk on his Alzheimer's research now on ISL's YouTube channel

If you missed the recent talk by Aaron Wilber, Assistant Professor in FSU’s Department of Psychology, on his research on Alzheimer’s disease, you can now watch it on ISL’s YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/--cv5Po3JDY.

He gave his talk October 25 as part of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Brown Bag Series.

ISL Director to participate in WHO-UNICEF global consultation on assistive technology

Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, will take part in the Second Global Consultation for the WHO-UNICEF Global Report on Assistive Technology.

Charness is an internationally recognized expert on the use of technology by older adults, and he often speaks and writes on how technology can be better designed to be more accessible for older individuals and to more adequately address their wants and needs.

The WHO-UNICEF Report on Assistive Technology will:

ISL Faculty Affiliate Pamela Keel part of team working on inclusivity project with $12.8 million in NIH support

Pamela Keel, Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is part of a team of Florida State University researchers that has received a $12.8-million National Institutes of Health grant to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management.

Paul Katz, Chair of Geriatrics, and Neil Charness, ISL Director, to speak at Westminster Oaks

Paul Katz, M.D., Chair of Geriatrics in the College of Medicine and Medical Director of the Westminster Oaks, and Neil Charness, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, will speak Thursday (October 14) at the Tallahassee residential community for older adults.

ISL Director to open FSU's Milton S. Carothers Faculty Lecture Series

Charness will speak on “The Promise and Limits of Technology to Promote Successful Longevity” to open the luncheon series for 2021.

Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, will open the Milton S. Carothers Faculty Lecture Series with a talk October 18 on “The Promise and Limits of Technology to Promote Successful Longevity.”

Charness will speak at noon in the Robert B. Bradley Reading Room in Strozier Library.