What’s Hot in Aging Research:

April 1, 2019

8:00am – 3:30pm

Register Here: events.usc.edu/esvp (code: aging)

Registration:

Regular Fee
$80 Conference
$180 Conference w/CEU $180

Approved for MFT, LCSWs, NHAP, and RCFE

Fee Includes Lunch and Parking

Current Gerontology Students: $10

 Fee Includes Lunch

8:00am – 9:00am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am
Welcome
Pinchas Cohen, MD, Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Executive Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology

9:15am – 10:00am
Financial Hardships as a Social Determinant of Health and Health CareReginald Tucker-Seeley, ScD, Assistant Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

10:00am – 10:15am
Break

10:15am – 11:15am
Break Out – Rooms and Topics Below

Age Friendly (GER 124)
Caroline Cicero, PhD, MSW, MPL, Instructional Associate Professor of Gerontology
Director, USC Age Friendly University Initiative, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Nutrition (GER 115)
Cary Kreutzer, EdD, MPH, RD, FAND, Associate Professor of Gerontology and Pediatrics
Assistant Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Alzheimer’s (GER224)
Todd Morgan, PhD, Research Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

11:15am – 12:00pm
The Economic Returns to Delayed Aging: Myths & FactsDana Goldman, PhD, Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair, Schaeffer Center
Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Pharmacy & Economics at the USC School of Pharmacy and the USC Price School of Public Policy

12:00pm – 1:30pm
Lunch
Poster Presentations & Photographic Exhibition

1:30pm – 2:15pm
The Role of Technology in the Lives of Older AdultsElbert Song, Co-Founder, Care Note, Los Angeles & David Yeom, CEO & Co-Founder, Care Note, Los Angeles

2:15pm – 2:30pm
Break

2:30pm – 3:15pm
Panel Discussion
Chair: Ed Schneider, MD, Professor of Gerontology, Medicine and Biology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Emeritus Dean of the Andrus Gerontology Center

Dispelling Myths about Cognition and Financial Decision Making in Old AgeDuke Han, PhD, Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Family Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Neurology, Psychology, and Gerontology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Global Aging: Putting the US in ContextEileen Crimmins, PhD, AARP Professor of Gerontology
University Professor, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Director, Multidisciplinary Research Training in Gerontology PhD Program

Antioxidants – Fact or FantasyKelvin Davies, PhD, DSc, FRSC, FRCP, Professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Vice Dean, Dean of Faculty and Dean of Research, James E. Birren Chair in Gerontology, Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, Director, USC-Buck Biology of Aging PhD Program, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

3:15pm – 3:30pm
Closing Remarks
Pinchas Cohen, MD, Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Executive Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology