2015-2016

See below for information on seminars from the 2015-2016 academic year, including links to video of the seminars and readings.

Previous Lectures


When Should Prevention Start?

September 24, 2015
11:30 a.m. –1 p.m.
Eighth Floor Auditorium

Daniel Levy, MD [BIO]
Director of the Framingham Heart Study
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Professor of Medicine
Boston University

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 

Vulnerability and Resilience: How to Live a Long Time

October 23, 2015
11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m.
Eighth Floor Auditorium

Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD [BIO]
Scientific Director
National Institute on Aging

Thelma Mielenz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 

Accelerated Aging in Marginalized Groups: The Impact of Hardship

November 16, 2015
11:30 am – 1 p.m.
Eighth Floor Auditorium

Arline T. Geronimus, ScD [BIO]
Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
University of Michigan

Ursula M. Staudinger, PhD
Director of the Columbia Aging Center and Robert N Butler Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 

Immigrant Health Trajectories: Acculturation and Survival

December 4, 2015
11:30 am – 1 p.m.
Eighth Floor Auditorium

Robert C. Kaplan, PhD [BIO]
Director of the Hispanic Community Health Study
Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation
Rosen Chair in Social Medicine
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Lisa Bates, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 

Situating Old Age – Demographic and Societal Perspectives
on Aging Populations

February 18, 2016
11:30 a.m. –1 p.m.
Eighth Floor Auditorium
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Joel E. Cohen, PhD, DrPH [BIO]
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor 
Director of the Laboratory of Populations
Rockefeller University

Ursula M. Staudinger, PhD
Director of the Columbia Aging Center and Robert N Butler Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 

Unplanned Pregnancies – A Quiet Epidemic

March 7, 2016
11:30 a.m. –1 p.m.
Eighth Floor Auditorium

Jessica D. Gipson, PhD [BIO]
Assistant Professor
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Carolyn Westhoff, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Epidemiology, and Population and Family Health
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 

Chronic Disease 2050: The Ineluctable Role of Cities

April 4, 2016
11:30 a.m. –1 p.m.
Eighth Floor Auditorium

Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH [BIO]
Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor
Boston University School of Public Health

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health