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Nov 17
CPH Innovate Discussion Series – Bei Wu, Ph.D., New York University
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. on Zoom for the second seminar in our new UGA College of Public Health Innovate Research Discussion Series featuring Bei Wu, Ph.D., Incoming Vice Dean for Research at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing and Co-Director of the NYU Aging Incubator. The title of her seminar is “Oral Health Disparities among Older Adults in the U.S.”

Everyone is welcome to attend! Register at this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvc-ugpjksHtFsCtjaoYVaJOvbXojRNuZ9

About our Speaker: Dr. Wu is Dean’s Professor in Global Health and incoming Vice Dean for Research at the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. She is an inaugural Co-Director of the NYU Aging Incubator. Dr. Wu is an internationally-known leader in gerontology. Her extensive publications (close to 600) cover a wide range of topics related to aging and global health, including oral health, long-term care, dementia, and caregiving. As a principal investigator, Dr. Wu has led numerous projects supported by federal agencies and private foundations, including the NIH and CDC. She is currently leading several NIH funded projects including a clinical trial to improve oral health for persons with cognitive impairment, and a large secondary data analysis to examine how the co-occurrence of diabetes and poor oral health may lead to the development of dementia and cognitive decline. She co-leads the newly funded Rutgers-NYU Center for Asian Health Promotion and Equity. Dr. Wu is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, and the New York Academy of Medicine.

This seminar is hosted by the CPH Health Disparities Research Working Group. For more information, contact Adam Chen.