Workgroup Member - GSA Webinar Series on NIA Priority Research Concepts Development

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Signup Deadline: 08-02-2021
Starts: 08-03-2021
Ends: 12-31-2021
Location: Online Opportunity


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Before Applying For This Role

Save a pdf of your most current CV and include a list GSA activities to upload as part of the application. Name the file with your first and last name, e.g. Jane Doe_CV

Role Overview

Help develop a series of GSA Webinars focused on NIA priority research concepts. Must have expertise in the announced areas (see "Eligibility Requirements" below.)


  • Participate in regularly scheduled planning conference calls
  • Recommend and recruit expert speakers
  • Refine topics for webinars
  • Moderate webinars
  • Address ageism and issues of equity/justice within the webinar programs

Time Commitment

Estimated 1-5 hours month. One call a month. Most work will be conducted via email. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Expertise in the announced areas. Four concepts were approved at the recent council meeting, including: (1) Diversifying the Therapeutic Pipeline for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, (2) Renewal of the Caenorhabditis Intervention Testing Program, (3) Reissue of the Alzheimer’s Drug Development Program, and (4) Small Business Innovation Research Contract Topics.

Role Commitment

July 2021 - December 2021

Volunteers Needed:

5 (5 open slots)

Experience Required:

See "Eligibility Requirements" above


Judie F Lieu
Vice President, Publishing and Professional Resources
The Gerontological Society of America