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Douglas Passanisi

Certified Professional Retirement Coach, USA

  • Title Of Presentation : Ageing: Identity, purpose and redefining retirement

Douglas holds a Doctorate of Education and has over 30 years of international public service experience. He served in the United Nations for 20 years in Africa and New York. He has taught in universities in France, Mozambique, and the US and is a certified retirement coach serving both public and private sectors. Douglas founded Retirement Transitions to coach individuals, couples and those in organizations preparing to leave work. He is a founding member of the Retirement Coaches Association and an affiliate of Retirement Options. Douglas co-authored the 2018 publication, The Retirement Challenge: A Non-financial Guide from Top Retirement Experts.

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Diana Vanderveen

Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Center, Canada

  • Title Of Presentation : Healthy ageing through the arts

Diana VanderVeen has been working within the older adult sector for over 30 years and the last 17 have been at the Vancouver, British Columbia flag ship community centre in the heart of downtown entitled the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Center. Within that, Diana has a focus on intermingling art, fitness and recreation with older adults. She also runs her own fitness business with a focus on corporate fitness.

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Alvaro Macieira-Coelho

Research Director at the French National Institute of Health, France

  • Title Of Presentation : Aging happens by default

Dr. Alvaro Macieira-Coelho is a Research Director at the French National Institute of Health. He received an MD from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, and a PhD from the University of Uppsala Sweden. He made an internship at the University Hospital in Lisbon and was a research associate at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia (USA) and at the Department of Cell Biology of the University of Uppsala (Sweden). He became Head of the Department of Cell Pathology at the Cancer Institute in Villejuif (France) and was a visiting Professor at the University of Linkoping (Sweden). He published 150 papers in professional Journals and 9 books on cancer and aging. He received the following awards: Fritz Verzar Prize (University of Vienna, Austria), “Seeds of Science” Career Prize (Lisbon, Portugal), Dr. Honoris Causa (University of Linkoping, Sweden), Johananof International Visiting Professor (Institute Mario Negri, Milano, Italy).

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Patrick McGowan

University of Victoria, Canada

  • Title Of Presentation : Effectiveness of a minimal intervention strategies for adults with type 2 diabetes

Dr. Patrick McGowan joined the University of Victoria in January of 2002 and directs Self-Management BC. His background experience has been in health promotion research, administration, social planning and consulting. During the last 30 years his main focus has been on investigating the effectiveness and implementation of best practice of health education programs for persons experiencing chronic health conditions, particularly self-management programs and strategies. Dr. McGowan participates on provincial, federal and international committees.

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Deana Lacy McQuitty

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University , USA

  • Title Of Presentation : A Preliminary Study: Communication Counseling for Caregivers of Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Deana Lacy McQuitty, CCC-SLP, an ASHA licensed speech-language pathologist has over 20 years of experience in the assessment and interventions processes of communication disorders across the life span. She has presented over 80 presentations at local, regional, state and national conferences.  She has clinical experience in such settings as early intervention, secondary education, skilled nursing facilities and the medical setting. Her current research interest includes increasing communication effectiveness and raising awareness or promoting the counseling process and its relationship to communication disorders across the lifespan of culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Her research is related to pedagogy in adult language disorders. 

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Stella Rubina

Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, USA

  • Title Of Presentation : Feeding, Nutrition, and Hydration at The End of Life

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Neena L. Chappell

University of Victoria, Canada

  • Title Of Presentation : Intersectionality in the lives of caregivers to older adults

Neena L. Chappell has focused on social gerontology throughout her 30+ year career. Her interest lies in the demonstration of the value and relevance of sociological thought and research for applied issues in aging. She believes rigorous University-based social science research has a critical role to play in the non-university community.

Emphases on care giving, health and social policy in Canada and cross-nationally characterize her research. She has established two world class university research centers on aging, one at the University of Manitoba and one at the University of Victoria, where she continues to conduct research.

She has published over 300 academic articles and reports and brought in over $45 million in research funding. She has been the Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology since 2001 and  is currently President of the Canadian Association on Gerontology and president of Academy II (social sciences) of the Royal Society of Canada.

 

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Franco Musio

Inova Fairfax Hospital, USA

  • Title Of Presentation : Kidney Disease and Anemia in Elderly Patients

I have been a member of the Medical Staff at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Virgina) for the last twenty two years as a private practice Nephrologist.  I received both undergraduate and medical degrees from Georgetown University (1981/1985, cum laude); Residencies in General Surgery and Internal Medicine from Brooke Army Medical Center (San Antonio, Tx, 1990/1993);  Nephrology Fellowship from Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1995) and subsequent multiple responsibilities as Staff/Attending at Walter Reed. In that capacity I was Instructor and Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.     

My  responsibilities have included Medical Directorship of the inpatient Hemodialysis Unit (Inova Fairfax Hospital) (2006-2014); Nephrology Section Chief (Inova Fairfax Hospital) (20018 - present); Member-at-Large (Medical Executive Committee; Inova Fairfax Hospital; 2016-2018); ongoing Medical Directorship of the outpatient DaVita Hemodialysis Units of Springfield and Fairfax, initiation of the Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) program at Fairfax Hospital (1999) in collaboration with  the University of California, San Diego, and active participation in teaching Internal Medicine and Nephrology to all levels of trainees.     

Current academic position includes Associate Professor (Virginia Commonwealth University; Inova Fairfax Campus  I have been in private practice with Nephrology Associates of Northern Virginia for the last twenty years and am privileged to sit on Distinguished Advisory Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Region. Additionally, I have enjoyed volunteering on a number of medical missions in Haiti and Africa.       I have been primary or co-author of 10 Nephrology-based articles and primary or co-author of 7 abstracts presented at National Nephrology meetings      Hobbies include current training for third degree Black Belt in Hap- Kido (Martial Arts).

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Nathalie Boucher

Devonian Health Group, Canada

  • Title Of Presentation : Comparison of Topical Anti-aging Creams in the Management of Lateral Canthal Lines

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Andre Boulet

Devonian Health Group, Canada

  • Title Of Presentation : Comparison of Topical Anti-aging Creams in the Management of Lateral Canthal Lines

Dr. André Boulet (B. Sc. n medical biology, M. Sc.  In experimental medicine/immunologyimmunochemistry, Ph. D. in physiology-endocrinology, Laval University) has a vast experience in drug development, regulatory affairs, market access, financing and restructuration in the pharmaceutical and biotech fields. A seasoned entrepreneur, he stands out by combining his strengths in applied science, business and finance.

He has been leading the development of the technology and products own by Devonian Health Group, raising more than $40M in private/public equity, completed phase 1 and phase 2 ulcerative colitis clinical program for the company`s flagship product Thykaminetm as well as a complete line of patent-pemding anti-aging products for women.

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 Leena Jain

Loyola University, USA

  • Title Of Presentation : Enhancing Early Diagnosis and Culturally Sensitive Support and Care of Dementia

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Zhiying Chen

Capital Medical University, China

  • Title Of Presentation : MiR‐21‐5p/dual‐specificity phosphatase 8 signalling mediates the anti‐inflammatory effect of haem oxygenase‐1 in aged intra cerebral haemorrhage rats

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Xiaoping Yin

Jiujiang University, China

  • Title Of Presentation : MiR‐21‐5p/dual‐specificity phosphatase 8 signalling mediates the anti‐inflammatory effect of haem oxygenase‐1 in aged intra cerebral haemorrhage rats

Prof.Yin has specialized in clinical and basic research on cerebrovascular diseases, especially in the study of the inflammatory injury and blood-brain barrier damage mechanism of perihematoma edema. And looking for research on neuroprotective mechanisms. He hosts the National Natural Science Foundation and various provincial and municipal fund projects. He published a number of academic exchanges and related cerebrovascular journal original research papers.

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Margaret J. Penning

University of Victoria, Canada

  • Title Of Presentation : Gender, race and immigrant status: Linking intersectionality and stress process theories for an understanding of health outcomes in middle and later life in Canada

Margaret Penning is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada. Her research interests include aging, health and health care. Within these areas, her research tends to focus on issues of marriage and family, informal and formal care in middle and later life, mental health and well-being, and structural inequalities in health and health care.  She is currently the principal investigator of a program of research focusing on the implications of immigrant status, gender and race intersections for well-being in middle and later life.

 

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Rabia Khalaila

Zefat Academic College, Israel

  • Title Of Presentation : Ethno-geographical inequality in the quality of life among elderly in Israel, in connection with the use of the nursing aid benefits

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Hasmik Zanginyan

Institute of Molecular biology NAS of Armenia, Armenia

  • Title Of Presentation : Immune cell behavior in aging

Ghazaryan Gayane, PhD.Scientific worker of the Laboratory of Molecular Membraneology at the Institute of Molecular Biology. Conducts research in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology in various human diseases and experiments on laboratory animals, studies the oxidative processes of proteins and the metabolism of lipids. He is the author and co-author of more than 25 scientific publications.

 

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Joshua YK Teo

University of Tasmania, Australia

  • Title Of Presentation : The effect of exercise prehabilitation on functional status of patients undergoing bowel resection: A systematic review

Dr. Joshua YK Teo. Joshua completed his MBBS at the University of Tasmania, Australia in 2018. He is currently working in Queensland, Australia and is pursuing a career in general surgery.

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