Podcast episode discusses research into healthy aging of LGBTQ community members

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute released the latest episode of its Engage Podcast discussing research into healthy aging in the LGBTQ community. Britney Wardecker, Ph.D., an assistant professor of nursing at Penn State College of Nursing, discusses her work into understanding the needs and health care preferences of aging LGBTQ community members. Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute invested in Wardecker’s work through its Bridges to Translation Pilot Grant Program. This program provides funding for novel research ideas at Penn State to address health problems or make the research process more efficient. The program also promotes collaboration by encouraging scientists across specialties to work together.

Listen to episode 12 of the Engage Podcast at pennstatectsi.libsyn.com.

Each episode of Engage Podcast educates listeners about the research process and how Penn State research helps improve our neighbors’ and communities’ health. Engage Podcast is available on all major platforms, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify. A monthly community-focused newsletter further explores podcast topics.

About Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute provides tools, services and training to make health research more efficient at Penn State. It advocates for translational science at the university and is a bridge between basic scientists and clinical researchers. The institute encourages collaboration to discover new treatments, medical procedures and ways to diagnose disease. Learn more at https://ctsi.psu.edu.

  • health
  • Translational Science
  • clinical and translational science

Publishing CTSA Program Hub’s Name
Pennsylvania State Univ Hershey Med Ctr

CTSA Program In Action Goals
Goal 2: Engage Patients and Communities in Every Phase of the Translational Process