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Special Issue on mild cognitive impairment and other dementia’s in Geriatrics

 The Geriatrics journal is coming up with a special issue on Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Other Dementias. Drs. Mudar and Llano are serving as the guest editors for this exciting special issue. Keep a lookout for the interesting articles!

Sharbel selected for Community Academic Scholars!

Congratulations to Sharbel for being selected in the summer 2021 cohort of Community-Academic Scholars, an initiative organized by the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI)! Over the summer, Sharbel will work with Dr. Mudar and Margaret Danilovich, Senior Director, CJE Senior Life, on the project titled, “Benefits of social engagement using video-technology for older adults with and […]

Paper published on cognitive flexibility and inhibition in hearing loss

 Congratulations to Shraddha for her first first-author publication titled, “Cognitive Flexibility and Inhibition in Age-Related Hearing Loss” in Geriatrics.  Abstract:  Growing evidence suggests alterations in cognitive control processes in individuals with varying degrees of age-related hearing loss (ARHL); however, alterations in those with unaided mild ARHL are understudied. The current study examined two cognitive control […]

Project selected for the Summer 2021 Community Academic Scholars Initiative

In collaboration with CJE SeniorLife, Dr. Mudar’s project titled, “Benefits of social engagement using video technology for older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment” got selected for the Community Academic Scholars Initiative! This initiative provides opportunity for a chosen scholar to participate in research activities and build their research skills. You can read more […]

Dr. Mudar featured in ASHA Leader Article!

Dr. Raksha Mudar was recently featured in the ASHA Leader Article for collaborative research with Kinesiology and Community Health Professor, Dr. Wendy Rogers. The team has worked on making OneClick.chat, a web-based video-chat platform user friendly and easily accessible to older adults. Currently, their research focuses on examining whether OneClick.chat can be used to improve […]

Sara selected for Community Academic Scholars!

Congratulations to Sara for being selected in the summer 2020 cohort of Community-Academic Scholars, an initiative organized by the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI)! Over the summer, Sara worked with Dr. Mudar and Margaret Danilovich, Senior Director, CJE Senior Life, to introduce a video technology platform to economically disadvantaged older adults and to assess its effectiveness […]

Collaborative Research Grant awarded $1.8 Million in Funding

OneClick.chat, an innovative video chat platform, has been awarded an additional $1.8 Million from the prestigious National Institute of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research grant, in partnership with Drs. Mudar and Rogers. This additional award builds to a total of over $2 Million awarded to OneClick.chat from the NIH. This funding will be used to continue research on examination of how […]

Congratulations to Lydia for her successful dissertation defense!

A massive congratulations to Lydia for successfully defending her dissertation entitled “Behavioral and Neural Investigations of Value-Directed Strategic Processing”! Due to COVID-19, Lydia’s dissertation defense was conducted over Zoom. Many thanks to her advisor Dr. Raksha Mudar and her other committee members Drs. Fatima Husain, Daniel Llano, and Sepideh Sadaghiani.