Partner Research Centers:

Institute on Aging

Sylvan M. Cohen 2018 Annual Retreat

"Impact of life course exposures on aging: Longevity reflects our experiences from day to day"

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
11:30am — 5:00pm
Smilow Center for Translational Research
Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium and Lobby

Keynote Speaker: Kenneth M. Langa, MD, PhD | Professor, Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan
Co-Sponsor: The Population Aging Research Center 





Retreat Speakers

Keynote speaker: 

Kenneth M. Langa, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Health Management and Policy,
School of Public Heath, University of Michigan

Penn Presenters:

Courtney Boen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Hans-Peter Kohler, PhD
Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography

Irma T. Elo, PhD
Professor of Sociology 

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Registration will open on April 2, 2018.

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Poster Session

All poster submissions must include:

  • Poster title
  • Poster category (basic science, clinical research, or education & community)
  • Poster authors
  • Author affiliations

Submit your poster here

Please note: Poster submission does not qualify as event registration. You must still register for the event separately if you wish to attend. Event Registration will open Monday, April 2, 2018.

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Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard  Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Smilow Center is adjacent to the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. 
Driving Directions and Parking Instructions can be found here.

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About the Sylvan M. Cohen Retreat

The Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat was named in memory of the founding Chair of the Institute on Aging (IOA) and his unparalleled commitment to the aging community and the IOA. The Cohen family and contributors generously support the program in his memory.

Find more information on the IOA's Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat here.

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Event recap of the 2017 retreat