News and Events

MPA student, Christina Norwood '17, was the recipient of the 2017 Regina Loewenstein Prize "for Academic Excellence in Health Policy and Management for Highest Academic Achievement."  The Columbia Aging Center is proud to congratulate former Perspectives on Aging President, Christina Norwood, on this great achievement. Christina also served as the rapporteur for our University Seminar: The Future of Aging Research. She begins a new job at Emory University and we wish her much continued success.

 

Associate Director, Ruth Finkelstein, Principal Investigator on the project “Generativity in Deprived Urban Contexts?

Join us on June 5th at 6pm in Knox Hall, Room 509 at 606 West 122nd Street for our director's public lecture "More Years, More Life: Opportunities and Challenges of Demographic Change."  This talk is co-presented with the 2017 Summer Institute Program of INCITE, "Oral History and Aging: Transmitting Life Stories of Being and Becoming across Cultures and Generations."

 

Health of an Aging Society MPH student, Stefanie Busgang '17, was the recipient of the 2017 Anna C. Gelman Award for Excellence in Epidemiology.  The Columbia Aging Center is proud to congratulate Stefanie on this great achievement.

Columbia Aging Center faculty member, Vegard Skirbekk, will present in this co-presented webinar which takes place from Monday, May 15 to Friday, May 19.  A description is below; for a list of panelists, and to sign up to join the discussion, go to https://www.populationenvironmentresearch.org/cyberseminars.

 

Join Columbia Aging Center Director Ursula Staudinger and Associate Director Ruth Finkelstein on Thursday, June 1, at 11 a.m. for this briefing organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information.  Cynthia Stuen, UN Representative of the International Federation on Ageing, is the moderator; and the Columbia Aging Center is delighted to be a co-sponsor of the event.  For more information, please see the flyer below.

PRESS RELEASE - NEWS FROM THE COLUMBIA AGING CENTER

Global Aid for Health Leaves Older Adults Out in the Cold

The Columbia Aging Center's Faculty and Fellows seek research participants from time to time.  For more information about participating in the Columbia Aging Center's research, please contact us: ColumbiaAgingCenter@cumc.columbia.edu or (212) 342-4567.

A current opportunity is below. To participate please contact the email listed at the end of this post.

 

Due to weather cancellation on March 14, 2017, the seminar by Anne Brunet has been rescheduled for 2018. It will be held on April 24, 2018.

Carol D. Ryff, PhD presents our next Distinguished Lecture "Unequal Lives and Aging: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Know?"

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 4 pm*

Join us for refreshments at 4 pm. The Distinguished Lecture begins at 4:15 pm.

Hess Commons, Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th Street

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