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Brad Taylor defends dissertation proposal

On Friday June 25/2021, Brad Taylor successfully defended his doctoral dissertation proposal entitled “Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Telehealth-Delivered Inductive Reasoning Training Program for Older Adults”. Brad’s committee includes Michael Marsiske (Chair), Glenn E. Smith, Jeffrey Boissoneault, and Carol Mathews (Psychiatry). Congratulations, Brad!…

Lindsay Rotblatt successfully defends dissertation

On Monday May 24, 2021, Lindsay Rotblatt successfully defended her dissertation, entitled “Cognitive Aging Trajectories: Cardiovascular Risk, White Matter, and Medication Predictors”.  Lindsay’s committee included Michael Marsiske (Chair), Ronald Cohen, Kathryn Ross, Jared Tanner, and Ann Horgas. Beginning on July 1, 2021, Ms. Rotblatt begins her clinical internship…

Joshua Owens successfully defends Masters Thesis

  Congratulations to Joshua Owens, who successfully defended his Masters Thesis, “The effects of occupational complexity on late life cognition in ACTIVE: Examining the mediating and moderating effects of race”. Joshua’s committee included Michael Marsiske (Chair), Shellie-Anne Levy, and Barbara Zsembik. Joshua has also submitted the thesis for publication…

Predoctoral training grant renewed

A long-running predoctoral training program in cognitive aging has received a five-year grant renewal from the National Institute on Aging, which will fund the program through its 20th year.