Announcing CAC's Fall Seminar Series: Register Now!

Friday, September 25, 2020

We are delighted to announce our Fall 2020 Seminar Series. We feature three tracks this year: Biological Aging and Health Inequalities; Global Health and Aging; and Aging Societies. The series culminates in our 2020 Distinguished Lecture to be given by Jennifer J. Manly, PhD.

All seminars take place via Zoom and registration is required at each of the links below. For more information, please contact Caitlin Hawke at ColumbiaAgingCenter@cumc.columbia.edu.

 

Predicting Survival of Older Adults: What Matters Most and for Whom (Biological Aging and Health Inequalities Track)
Noreen Goldman, D.Sc.
Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs
Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Princeton University
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020
11:30AM-12:30PM  REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/CACGoldmanSeminar

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lived experience of diverse older adults living alone with cognitive impairment using the precarity lens (Biological Aging and Health Inequalities Track)
Elena Portacolone, PhD, MBA, MPH
Associate Professor of Sociology
Institute for Health and Aging
UCSF
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020
11:30AM-12:30PM  REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/CACPortacoloneSeminar

How universal are population-based findings on aging? Cross-national research with the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) (Global Health & Aging Track)
Rebeca Wong, PhD
P. & S. Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities
University of Texas Medical Branch
Sealy Center on Aging
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020
11:30AM-12:30PM  REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/CACWongSeminar

Environmental exposures mutate genes involved in developmental disabilities and aging (Biological Aging and Health Inequalities Track)
Brandon L. Pearson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2020
11:30AM-12:30PM   REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/CACPearsonSeminar

Reimagining Long-Term Care Co-presented with the Department of Health Policy and Management (Aging Societies Track)
Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, The John A. Hartford Foundation
Christopher F. Koller, President, Milbank Memorial Fund
John W. Rowe, MD, Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2020
11:30AM-12:30PM  REGISTER HERE VIA EMAIL: ColumbiaAgingCenter@cumc.columbia.edu

Aging in Exile: The particular challenges facing older refugees in humanitarian settings (Global Health & Aging Track)
Monette Zard, LLB
Allan Rosenfield Associate Professor of Forced Migration and Health
Director of the Forced Migration and Health Program
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020
11:30AM-12:30PM  REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/CACZardSeminar

Announcing the 2020 Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center Distinguished Lecture  (Biological Aging and Health Inequalities Track)
Jennifer J. Manly, PhD
Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Columbia University
Date TBA.