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NEA to Host Arts & Aging Webinar

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Feb 05, 2013

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Interagency Task Force will host a public webinar about research on the arts and aging Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 2:00PM - 3:00PM ET.

Representatives from the National Institutes of Health , the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the University of California will discuss current investigations on the arts and aging, including new resources for researchers and arts practitioners. The NEA also will also debut a new publication on arts and aging research based on a convening at the National Academy of Sciences last fall.

Guests and speakers:

  • Sunil Iyengar, Director of Research & Analysis, NEA, will moderate the webinar
  • Marie Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
  • Lisbeth Nielsen, Program Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research, National Institute on Aging
  • Marla Bush, International Coordinator, Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Julene Johnson, Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco



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