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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 visiting our registration page, emailing the IOA at aging@mail.med.upenn.edu, or by calling 215-898-7801.


Gender Differences in Brain Aging

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

February 26, 2015

Biomedical Research Building (BRB) Auditorium

3:00 - 4:00PM

Geriatric Syndromes

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

John Morgan Building | Class of '62 Auditorium

1:00 - 2:00PM

Is Cardiovascular Disease a Human Inevitability? Insights from the Bolivian Amazon

Michael Gurven, PhD
  • Professor, Integrative Anthropological Sciences Unit
  • Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara

March 31, 2015

Biomedical Research Building (BRB) Auditorium

3:00 - 4:00PM

Complex Care Issues in Health of the Elderly

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 | Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium

3:00 - 4:00PM

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