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April 17, 2014

Health trends, ethics focus of Linking Gerontology and Geriatrics Conference

Musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace, the Affordable Care Act, health disparities in Oklahoma and ethics and aging will be key topics at the 2014 Linking Gerontology and Geriatrics Conference on Friday, May 23 at the OSU-Stillwater Wes Watkins Center.

The conference, entitled “A Sign of the Times: Health Trends and Ethics,” provides updated information for health care, social science and other professionals working with older adults in rural Oklahoma. The conference is open to the public.

Featured speakers include Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, research associate from the Harvard School of Public Health, Jan Figart, associate director of the Community Service Council of Tulsa, Laura Ross-White, health care transformation specialist at the Community Service Council of Tulsa, and William Schnitz, M.D., an Oklahoma rheumatologist.

Discounts for registration are available to students and seniors through May 1. To register, visit the conference website. For more information, contact Nancy Van Winkle, Ph.D., Linking Gerontology and Geriatrics Advisory Committee member and OSU-CHS professor of behavioral science.

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