Eldrick Surheyao, a former undergraduate research assistant in the Human Factors & Aging Laboratory, was recently selected as a recipient of the F. Patricia Cullen Scholarship Award. Congratulations, Eldrick! To see the full list of KCH 2023 Honors & Awards, please
Everyday Needs Assessment for Cognitive Tasks (ENACT)
Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are exploring challenges encountered in daily activities by adults aged 60+.
If you or someone you know is experiencing recent changes in thinking, memory, or concentration
Social Engagement for Care Partners of Persons with Dementia Research Study
We are examining facilitators and barriers for social engagement, via video-technology platform.
We are seeking adults 60 years and older who care for a family member/friend with dementia for
Aging Concerns, Challenges, and Everyday Solution Strategies (ACCESS) for Individuals with Macular Degeneration or Glaucoma
Seeking older adults (ages 60-80) with a diagnosis of Macular Degeneration or Glaucoma for a research study.
Study involves an interview (on Zoom or by
Research Assistant Emma Lachs presented “Facilitators and Barriers to Older Adults’ Use of Digital Home Assistants: Implications for Informatics” based off research from TechSAge R2 at the American Medical Informatics Association Informatics Summit earlier this month in Seattle.
Aging Concerns, Challenges, and Everyday Solution Strategies (ACCESS) for Late-Deafened Individuals
Seeking older adults (ages 60-80) with long-term hearing loss or deafness for a research study.
Study involves an interview (on Zoom or by phone) and completing questionnaires.
Cassie Payonk is a junior studying Speech and Hearing Science with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology. After graduation, she plans to pursue a Master’s in Speech Language Pathology.
Cassie’s research interests include adults and elderly individuals who suffer from
Zolzaya Byambasuren is a senior studying Molecular and Cellular Biology and pursuing a minor in Public Health. After graduation, she plans to attend dental school.
Zolzaya’s research interests include understanding health technology, improving access to quality health care, and human-robot
Dhruti Rajesh is a sophomore majoring in Systems Engineering and Design. After graduation, she plans to work in healthcare.
Dhruti’s research interests include helping older adults with social engagement using technology.
Olivia is currently a Senior majoring in Community Health with a concentration in health administration and planning and rehabilitation, with a minor in health technology. After graduation, she plans on furthering her education and attaining a MHA.
Olivia’s research interests