Welcome to the
Houston Geriatric Education Center

Funded initially in 2007 by a grant from Health Resources and Services Administration and renewed in 2010 for 5 years, H-GEC establishes a collaborative partnership in geriatric education and training among interdisciplinary faculty from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas Woman’s University, and the University of Houston. read more


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Programs, Training & Education Centers
> Certificate programs in geriatrics/gerontology
> Short Courses/Training in Elder Abuse and Mistreatment

Other UTHealth Aging Initiatives:
> Consortium on Aging
> Center on Aging at School of Nursing
> Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

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Providing knowledge and skills to maintain healthier communities for vulnerable older people.

This page last updated on: March 18, 2019