Faculty may apply for full membership and non-faculty and trainees may apply for associate membership. Applicants must:

  • Express an interest in geriatrics/gerontology.
  • Make routine intellectual contributions to the field of geriatrics/gerontology.
  • Affirm the vision and mission of the Consortium on Aging.

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Access to the resources available within the Consortium on Aging.
  • Networking opportunities with others interested in aging-related care, education, and research.
  • Announcements about local and national aging-related grant opportunities, conferences, and seminars.
  • Grant proposals and academic pursuits strengthened by an affiliation with the Consortium on Aging and its interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration.
  • Opportunities to apply for pilot grants for interdisciplinary research in geriatrics/gerontology.

To apply for membership, please submit:

Your Curriculum Vitae

A letter of approval signed by your chair (see sample letter)

A brief email or letter describing your interest in and intellectual contributions to the field of geriatrics/gerontology

Submit these documents electronically to:

James.Booker@uth.tmc.edu

or by mail to:

James Booker, Administrative Director
Consortium on Aging
7000 Fannin, UCT 850
Houston, TX 77030