Partner Research Centers:

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, or by calling 215-898-7801.

Upcoming IOA Visiting Scholars:


October 9, 2019
IOA Visiting Scholar Series Lecture
"Social Hallmarks of Aging: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study"
Eileen Crimmins, PhD
AARP Professor of Gerontology,
University of Southern California

November 20, 2019
IOA Visiting Scholar Series Lecture 
Rhoda Au, PhD
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Boston University School of Medicine

View our past Visiting Scholars here.

* Topics are tentative. Please check back closer to event date for confirmed talk title.

* Online registration will open no earlier than one month prior to the date.

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