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Institute on Aging

Visiting Scholars Series

Join the IOA for another academic year of discussions on aging that address basic and clinical research, social services and issues, public policy, and more.

The Visiting Scholars Series is open to the Penn community, the public, and those who are interested in aging - unless otherwise noted. Kindly register to attend by emailing the IOA at or by calling 215-898-7801.

Topic: Precision Medicine for the Molecular and Clinical Complexity of Dementia

Tom Montine, MD, PhD
  • Chair, Department of Pathology
  • Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
  • Alvord Endowed Chair in Neuropathology
  • Adjunct Professor in Neurology (OHSU)

January 8, 2015

Smilow Center, 3400 Civic Center Blvd.

2:00 - 3:00pm

Topic: TBD

Brian K. Kennedy, PhD
  • CEO and Professor, Buck Institute for Research Aging

January 15, 2015

Smilow Center, 3400 Civic Center Blvd.


Topic: TBD

Sarah L. Berga, MD
  • Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

February 26, 2015

Smilow Center, 3400 Civic Center Blvd.

3:00 - 4:00pm

Topic: TBD

Neil Resnick, MD
  • Thomas Detre Professor
  • Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
  • Associate Director, Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services, University of Pittsburg

March 17, 2015


1:00 - 2:00PM

Topic: TBD

Ann Marie Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
  • Penn State School of Nursing - Elouise Ross Eberly Professor, College of Nursing
  • Center Director, Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence at Penn State
  • Professor of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor, Associated Faculty, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

April 29, 2015

Smilow Center, Civic Center Blvd.

3:00 - 4:00pm

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