IFIC Junior Researcher receives AGE-WELL Award

Congratulations to Mudi Kadu who has been selected to receive an AGE-WELL Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Award in Technology and Aging. All applications were reviewed by independent expert researchers, members of the AGE-WELL Network Management Office, and CC4 TRAIN for 1) scholarly merit and quality of proposed research 2) fit with AGE-WELL goals and priorities and 3) quality of training environment. The award is in the amount of $15, 000 per year for 2 year(s). An important part of the AGE-WELL mandate is to provide world-class training to Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP), including graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, research associates and technicians in the field of technology and aging. In addition to the above funding, this award also gives access to unique training, mentorship, and partnership opportunities through the Early Professionals, Inspired Careers (EPIC) program.

Funded through the AGE-WELL award, Mudi will lead the REAICT project (Readiness Assessment for Integrated Care Technology). The REAICT project will develop a validated assessment tool that can be used to evaluate the capabilities of adopting technology that supports care integration for older adults living with complex needs across the continuum.

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