News and Events

Dean Linda P. Fried’s fall chronic disease series programmed by Dr. Jerry Barondess steps out with several talks on aging-related topics. Please save the following dates and come join us at 722 W. 168th Street:


• Monday, November 13 - 11:30 am:

Room 532AB: “Circadian Time Signatures, Fitness and Disease” Joseph T. Bass, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Diabetes and Metabolism, Chief of Endocrinology in the Department of Medicine, Charles F. Kettering Professorship of Medicine, Northwestern Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine

Please join us on November 28 at 12 p.m. for this Brown Bag seminar.  Bei Wu, PhD, co-director of the NYU Aging Incubator will present "Disparities in Oral Health and Dental Care among Older Adults in the U.S."

**Please note: the date and time for this seminar have changed. The information below is correct.  We hope you can join us on Wednesday, December 6, at 9:30 a.m.**

Please join us on Wednesday, December 6, at 9:30 a.m. for this seminar.  Dana Goldman, PhD, Founding Director, Distinguished Professor, and Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, University of Southern California, will present "The Economic Returns to Delayed Aging: Promise and Pitfalls.”

Dr. Eileen Crimmins will join us for our Fall 2017 Distinguished Lecture at 3 p.m. on October 17th in Hess Commons (722 West 168th Street).

Please RSVP to if you wish to attend.  

Join us for this event, the culmination of our digital narrative project "Exceeding Expectations" directed by Dorian Block and Ruth Finkelstein.

To attend, RSVP to: by October 20th.  The event takes place at the Columbia School of Journalism on the Morningside campus at W. 116th Street and Broadway.


Please join us for this Brown Bag seminar.  Walter Bockting, PhD -- a Columbia Aging Center Faculty Research Fellow -- and Robert-Paul Juster, PhD, will present findings in their seminar "Social Convoys and Successful Aging among Lesbian and Gay Older Adults."

To attend, please RSVP to: The event takes place at the HPM Conference Room, ARB 440, 722 W. 168th Street. 

Please save the date of Tuesday, October 24th at 1 p.m. for this seminar by Walter Bockting and Rob Juster:

"Social Convoys and Successful Aging among Lesbian and Gay Older Adults"

HPM Room 440, 722 West 168th Street

Please join us on October 26 at 10 am for this talk by Robert Willis, PhD, professor of economics, University of Michigan -- co-presented by the Columbia Aging Center and Taub Institute's Cognitive Neuroscience Division.

RSVP to:

Join us for this joint seminar presented by the Columbia Aging Center and the Department of Health Policy and Management on Wednesday, October 11, at noon.  The seminar will be held in ARB 440, 722 W. 168th Street.


Columbia Aging Center faculty member and Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging, John W. Rowe, MD, will receive funding from The John A. Hartford Foundation to create a unique "State Aging Index."  The research is conducted by members of the Research Network on an Aging Society who with this funding will extend their recently released "John A.