Pittsburgh Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

Welcome...

The goal of the University of Pittsburgh Pepper Center is to increase scientific knowledge that will lead to better ways to maintain or restore independence to older persons. We strive to promote this independence by optimizing balance and mobility and reducing injurious falls through disciplined inquiry and translational research. We train young investigators from multiple disciplines within a vibrant intellectual and collaborative environment and serve as a resource and partner to other investigators, institutions, and the public.

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Upcoming Events

October 2014
27 12:00 PM -4:00 PM
"Pepper External Advisory Committee Webinar"

[500 KAU]

November 2014
3 8:30 AM -9:30 AM
"Pepper Executive Meeting"

[500 KAU]

10 8:30 AM -9:30 AM
"Treadmill-assisted Motor Learning for Gait Rehabilitation After Stroke"
Gelsy Torres-Oviedo, PhD

[500 KAU]

Pepper Research Registry

This is an endeavor designed to engage the community in research focused on balance and mobility. We hope to improve function and independence in all of us as we grow older. A variety of studies use the Pepper Research Registry to recruit research participants for studies balance and mobility in people age 60 and older. For more information, please see our website or contact Dr. Steven Albert.

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