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Thomas Joiner among most cited academics worldwide, in Clarivate's annual survey of research papers

Thomas Joiner, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Psychology and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is among the most cited academics worldwide, according to the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list from Clarivate, a data and analytics company.

ISL Faculty Affiliate Amy Ai receives Innovation Award from International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) has honored Amy L. Ai, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, with its Innovation Award.

Dr. Ai is only the second person to receive the society’s Innovation Award. The honor is given to an individual or group who has used innovative methods to advance the field of traumatic stress in the areas of prevention, research, treatment, teaching, policy and advocacy.

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.

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.

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 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: