Steering Committee

Kenneth F. Ferraro, Ph.D., Chair
Director, Center on Aging and the Life Course
Distinguished Professor of Sociology
Office: HNLY 310-J
Phone: (765) 494-6388
Fax: (765) 494-2180
Email: ferraro |at| purdue.edu

David J. Waters, Ph.D., DVM
Associate Director, Center on Aging and the Life Course
Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Professor of Oncology, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Director, Center for Exceptional Longevity Studies, Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation
Office: LYNN 1296
Phone: (765) 494-9271
Fax: (765) 775-1006
Email: waters |at| purdue.edu

Jeffrey M. Haddad, M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Health and Kinesiology
Office: LAMB 201 A
Phone: (765) 496-9489
Fax: (765) 496-1239
Email: jmhaddad |at| purdue.edu

Edward L. Bartlett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
Office: BMED 2023 and MJIS
Phone: (765) 496-1425
Fax: (765) 496-1912
Email: ebartle |at| purdue.edu

Elliot M. Friedman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Office: HNLY 247
Phone: 765-496-6378
Fax: 765-496-1144
Email: efriedman |at| purdue.edu

Laura P. Sands, Ph.D.
Katherine Birck Professor of Nursing
Office: JNSN 117C
Phone: (765) 494-4037
Fax: (765) 494-6339
Email: lsands |at| purdue.edu

Erica L. Hegland
Graduate Student Representative
Speech, Language and Hearing Studies
Email: ehegland |at| purdue.edu

J. Jill Suitor, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Office: STON 355
Phone: (765) 496-1718
Fax: (765) 496-1476
Email: jsuitor |at| purdue.edu

Lindsay Rinaldo Wilkinson
Graduate Student Representative
Sociology
Email: lrinaldo |at| purdue.edu

Karen S. Yehle, M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing
Office: JNSN 238
Phone: (765) 494-4011
Fax: (765) 494-6339
Email: kyehle |at| purdue.edu