What’s Hot in Aging Research: Body, Mind & Soul

April 22, 2020

9:00am – 3:30pm

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


Early Bird Registration Fee (before 3/16)
$60 Conference
$160 Conference w/CEU

Regular Registration Fee (after 3/16)
$100 Conference
$200 Conference w/CEU

Approved for MFT, LCSWs, NHAP, and RCFE

Fee Includes Lunch and Parking

Current Gerontology Students: $10

 Fee Includes Lunch

Program Schedule

8:00AM – 9:00AM
Coffee and Registration

9:00AM – 9:15AM
Dean Pinchas Cohen, MD
Professor of Gerontology, Medicine and Biological Sciences
Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology William and
Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology

9:15AM – 9:45AM
Emotion and Cognition: The Positivity Effect in Aging
Mara Mather, PhD
Professor of Gerontology and Psychology Assistant
Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs

9:45AM – 10:30AM
Prosthetic Memory I
Dong Song, PhD
Research Associate Professor of Gerontology

10:30AM – 10:45AM

10:45AM – 11:30AM
Prosthetic Memory II
Ted Berger, PhD
David Packard Chair in Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering

11:30PM – 12:15PM
Inhibition and Memory
Teal Eich, PhD
Assistant Professor of Gerontology

12:15PM – 1:30PM
Lunch and Poster Presentations

1:30PM – 2:15PM
Brain Connectivity
Hong Wei Dong, PhD
Professor of Neurology

2:15PM – 3:00PM
Food for Thought: Nutrition and Dementia
Steven Dresner, PhD
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

3:00PM – 3:45PM
Mind Body Connection
Paul Nash, PhD
Instructional Associate Professor of Gerontology and
Andrei Irmia, PhD
Assistant Professor of Gerontology, Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience

3:45PM – 4:30PM
TBA Mindfulness