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UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 2 | Feb. 5, 2004


Anne Martin-Matthews has been appointed scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Aging.

The appointment is effective for the term Jan. 1 to July 1, 2004.

Martin-Matthews joined UBC in 1998 and is a professor of family studies in the School of Social Work and Family Studies. Her research interests include families and aging, intergenerational relationships, widowhood and health.

A fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, Martin-Matthews most recently served as vice-chair of the advisory board of the Institute of Aging.

One of CIHR's 13 institutes, the Institute of Aging is dedicated to supporting research that promotes healthy aging. The institute links researchers located in university, hospital and other research centres across Canada.

CIHR is the Government of Canada's premier agency for health research.

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