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U.S. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health


Catalyst Awardee

Leveraging Social Networks and Linkage to Care to Foster Healthy Aging in a Low-Income Context

Iliana V. Kohler, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Fabrice Kaempfen, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Hans-Peter Kohler, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Alberto Ciancio, Ph.D., University of Lausanne; Eugene Katenga-Kaunda, Health and Social Services, Balaka, Malawi Competition Sponsor: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health Sub-Saharan African low-income countries (SSA LICs) have…

Catalyst Awardee

Preventing Disability from MSK Pain in Northern Tanzania

Janet Prvu Bettger, ScD MS, FAHA, Duke University; Mathew John Shayo, MS PT, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center; Adam P. Goode, PT, DPT, Ph.D., Duke University; Blandina T. Mmbaga, MD, MMed, Ph.D., Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center/Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute
Competition Sponsor: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health Musculoskeletal pain…

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Sense4Safety-Supporting Socially Vulnerable Older Adults

George Demiris PhD, University of Pennsylvania; Therese S. Richmond PhD, RN University of Pennsylvania; Nancy A. Hodgson PhD, RN University of Pennsylvania
Competition Sponsor: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health Falls and fall-related injuries are significant public health issues for adults 65 years of age and older. Over…


Catalyst Awardee

Voice2Connect: Informing the Design of Smart Speakers for Social Connectedness in Low-income Older Adults

Jane Chung, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; Tracey Gendron, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; Jodi Winship, Ph.D., OTR/L, Virginia Commonwealth University; Pam Parsons, Ph.D., RN, GNP-BC, FNAP, Virginia Commonwealth University
Competition Sponsor: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health There is a growing public health concern regarding the high risk of…

Catalyst Awardee

Yoga for Healthy Aging (YHA) Study: A Mind-Body Intervention to Reduce Multimorbidity In the Elderly

Purnima Madhivanan, MBBS, MPH, Ph.D., University of Arizona;Vijaya Srinivas, MBBS, DGO, Public Health Research Institute of India; Hemanth Bhargav, MD, Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences; Rahul Shidhaye, MD, MHS, PhD, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences
Competition Sponsor: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health The world’s…

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