March 24, 2018

SHAARP Lab hosted their second outreach event at the Bellefonte Senior Center on Saturday, March 24th. We had a great game day learning new games such as Rummikub and speaking with community members. Our first event took place on February 24th, where we enjoyed an ice...

July 22, 2017

Dr. Ross, Briana Sprague, and Sara Freed traveled to San Francisco to attend the 2017 IAGG Conference in July. Dr. Ross, Briana, and Sara presented posters during the conference. Following the conference, the lab took a trip to Alcatraz. Congratulations on a successful...

May 22, 2017

Three SHAARP alumni graduated this month!

Kirsten Wojacek received a bachelor's degree in Biology. She is planning to attend graduate school in the fall to receive a Master's in Biomedical Sciences, followed by a Medical Doctorate. 

Suzanne Hamilton received a bachelor's...

April 21, 2017

Congratulations to SHAARP graduate student Briana Sprague for receiving the Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching award. This is a competitive award that goes to 10 graduate teaching assistants across the whole university. Briana was nominated by fac...

March 28, 2017

Our SHAARP lab members returned to the Philipsburg Senior Center on Saturday, March 25th for a health screening fair. Research Assistants were able to provide basic blood pressure, near visual acuity, far visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, flexibility, and grip stren...

February 25, 2017

The SHAARP lab visited the Philipsburg Senior Center on Saturday, February 25th, for a day full of games and activities! The afternoon consisted of playing card games and board games, such as Skippo. We also solved various puzzles and took time to catch up over snacks...

October 24, 2016

The SHAARP lab visited the Philipsburg Senior Center on Saturday September 24th for a craft and games day! We spent the afternoon playing card and board games including Trivial Pursuit and Left Center Right. We also worked on puzzles and art activities while enjoying s...

September 1, 2016

Congratulations to our Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Christy Phillips! Dr. Phillips has a new position at Arizona State University's School of Nutrition and Health Promotion. We wish her the best and look forward to our continued collaborations. 

August 7, 2016

Dr. Lesley Ross and Sara Freed recently attended the mid-year meeting of the Transportation Research Board Subcommittee on Senior Mobility Options. The meeting was held at the National Academy of Sciences Jonsson Conference Center in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The meet...

June 23, 2016

Congratulations to SHAARP graduate student Erica Schmidt who successful defended her dissertation titled "An examination of the neuropsychological construct executive function and how it may be impacted by cognitive and exercise interventions".  Erica is a Medical/Clin...

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