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Pepper Center Rounds

When: Friday, July 15, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Eleanor Small   (312) 503-2497

Group: Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


The Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA) and the Northwestern Pepper Center are pleased to present Pepper Center Rounds. Pepper Center Rounds are a venue to showcase high-quality research from scholars across the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers network. Please, join us!


“Developing Digital Health for Older Adults and their Care-Partners”

Jennifer Dickman Portz, PhD MSW

Assistant Professor

General Internal Medicine

University of Colorado School of Medicine


Jennifer Dickman Portz, PhD, MSW, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She received her MSW from Boston College and her doctorate from the University of Denver. Her research focuses on the development of patient-centered digital health that can be used by older adults, their caregivers, and providers to effectively improve health decision-making, self-management and health outcomes. She is currently a NIA Beeson Scholar. She leads the Palliative Care Cooperative Group’s (PCRC) Digital Health SIG and the Hospice and Palliative Care SIG for the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).

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