Ashley Archer, a graduate student in the School of Communication Science & Disorders, with her major professor, ISL Faculty Affiliate Elizabeth Madden.
Melissa Meynadasy, M.S., a graduate student in the Department of Psychology, has been awarded the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship.
The scholarship provides $1,000 in support of student research.
In her nomination of Meynadasy for the award, Natalie Sachs-Ericsson, Ph.D., professor of Psychology, cited Meynadasy’s strong work ethic, collaborative nature, and her passion for impactful research.
In the March 2021 edition of the ISL Newsletter, Neil
Judy Delp, Ph.D., professor of Biomedical Sciences in Florida State University’s College of Medicine, spoke Feb. 22, 2021, on “The Impact of Muscle Stretch Training on Mobility in Older Adults.”
The Institute for Successful Longevity co-sponsored the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy’s inaugural Dempsey Barron Endowed Lecture by Karen Fingerman, Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences and Co-Director of the Aging and Longevity Center at The University of Texas at Austin.Fingerman spoke on “The Implications of the Social World for Aging Outcomes: The Role of Weak Ties.” If you missed her February 4 lecture, you can catch it here.
Watch Maxim Dulebenets, Ph.D., P.E., of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering talk about “Safety of Older Drivers at Railroad Crossings in Florida.”
Dr. Dulebenets’ presentation is part of the Institute for Successful Longevity's Brown Bag Series. He spoke on January 25, 2021.
Watch Professor George Rebok, Ph.D., M.A., of Johns Hopkins University give his talk on “Preventing Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Dementia: The Evidence for Cognitive Training.”
A rainy day doesn’t slow down a walking group with FSU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute; OLLI is a key part of the university’s age-friendly focus.
If you missed Lynn Panton's ISL Brown Bag presentation on the benefits of strength training for older adults, you can now watch her talk on ISL's YouTube channel.
Dr. Panton, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is a professor in Florida State University's Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.
Congratulations to Assistant Vice President for Research Eric Holmes, who has been named to the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his decades-long contributions to the biomedical field through academia and the corporate world.
Dr. Holmes is a member of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Joint Advisory Board.