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The 6th Annual H-GEC Interdisciplinary Student Team Competition, January - April 2013

The “Forget-Me-Nots” team won first place in the Houston Geriatric Education Center’s 2013 Interprofessional Student Competition April 22, 2013. From left Gwendolyn Brobbey, MD, MPH (UTHealth Biomedical Informatics), Gregory Brusola (TWU Physical Therapy), Antonia Caliboso (team co-leader and UH Social Work), Erika Wood, MPH (UTHealth Medicine), Leslie Melton (TWU Occupational Therapy), Sarah Grudier (UH Social Work), Solange Inzillo (UH Communication Sciences and Disorders), Kathleen Lanini (UH Social Work), Julie Rhodes (team co-leader and TWU Occupational Therapy), and Donna Warren-Morris, RDH, MEd (team mentor and Professor, UTHealth School of Dentistry). Deep Pujara (UTHealth Public Health) is not pictured. (Photo by Beth Watson)

Students from four local universities participated in the sixth annual H-GEC Interdisciplinary Student Competition. The 55 students enrolled were divided into five teams. This year's focus was to see if the establishing of "Memory Cafe" programs for Alzheimer's patients and their family/caretakers would serve well in underserved neighborhoods. See also the article from the UTHealth School of Nursing Newsroom, "Highlights from the 2013 H-GEC Interprofessional Student Team Competition" (April 22, 2013).

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H-GEC Geriatric Interdisciplinary Student Team Competition Wins First Place in the Annual Innovations in Health Science blue ribbonEducation Competition

An entry by Carmel Dyer, M.D. and Sharon K. Ostwald, Ph.D., R.N.,  project directors of the Houston Geriatric Education Center, won first prize in the annual Innovations in Health Science Education competition held by The University of Texas System during a two-day conference in San Antonio, May 18-19, 2011. The winning project, “Geriatric Interdisciplinary Student Team Competition,” won an award of $7,500 from the 7th Annual Innovations in Health Science Education Conference. Visit the UTHealth news room for the full story. See also the article, "UTHealth geriatric education program turns students into ombudmen" (June 10, 2011).


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