When Where Speaker Presentation
April 1, 2015
PMU, North & South Ballrooms Graduate students in Interdisciplinary Programs Spring Reception, Graduate School’s Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs (OIGP)
April 17, 2015
10:00am – 1:00pm
Anniversary Drawing Room, PMU Scholars in the Spotlight and Spring Luncheon

Jacqueline L. Angel
Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin
Graduate Student presentations to be announced.

A Longer But Sicker Life? Policy Implications of Protracted Decline among Mexican-Origin Elders
October 2, 2015
8:00am – noon
Fall Symposium
LWSN 1142 William Satariano, PhD, MPH
Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of California, Berkeley

Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN
Associate Professor and Director, PhD Program, Department of Community-Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Optimal Mobility in Later Life: Why Place Matters

Supporting Older Adults' Functional Goals through Person-Environment Fit: The CAPABLE studies


Annual Symposium

The Center on Aging and the Life Course sponsors an annual symposium, typically during fall, and monthly colloquia during the academic year. Prior speakers at the annual symposia are listed below.

Center on Aging and the Life Course Symposia, 1999-Present
Date Theme Speakers
November 5
Calorie Intake, Oxidative Stress, and Aging Richard Weindruch
April 14
Mechanisms and Consequences of Aging (biological) Frank Bellino, Robert Floyd, Leonard Hayflick, Arlan Richardson, David Waters
November 27
Life Course Inequality: Antecedents and Consequences Chad Boult, Felicia LeClere, Angela O’Rand
February 19
Why Do Minority Men Earn Less? Evidence from the Highly Educated Dan Black
September 19
Aging as the Link between History and Biography Glen Elder, Jr., Cheryl Elman, Keith Whitfield
September 18
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Health Vincent Felitti, Kristine Springer, Robert Hauser, Laura P. Sands
September 23
Early Origins of Adult Health: Social and Behavioral Processes Linda Burton, Richard Settersten, William Graziano
September 22
Aging and Stress: Behavioral and Biological Perspectives Monika Fleshner, Linda K. George
September 25
Tenth Anniversary Symposium: The Legacy of Longevity Toni Antonucci, Thomas Perls, Sidney Stahl, Kenneth Ferraro, David Waters
September 21
Interdisciplinary Intersections: Inter-personal Relations Over the Life Course Susan Charles, Mary Lee Hummert, Katherine Newman
September 26
Family Relations and Late Life Health Cynthia Berg, Lynne Martire
September 11
The Aging Brain David J. Madden, Mark Mattson, Naftali Raz
October 1
Relationships and Resilience in Later Life: Mechanisms for Optimal Aging Toni Antonucci, Rosemary Blieszner, Brant Burleson, Karl Pillemer
September 23
Comparative Longevity: From Cells to Societies Steven Austad, Eileen Crimmins
September 21
Health and Aging in Diverse Contexts: From Research to Policy Kyriakos S. Markides, Toni P. Miles, Douglas K. Miller
September 20
Aging Families and Health: Social Influences on Health Lifestyle Choices in Later Life Deborah S. Carr, Karen Hooker, Alex Zautra
September 5
Avenues to Optimal Longevity S. Jay Olshansky, Rafael de Cabo
October 2
Optimizing Functional Ability in Later Life William Satariano, Sarah Szanton

For additional information, contact the Center on Aging and the Life Course located in Bill and Sally Hanley Hall
1202 W. State Street | West Lafayette, IN 47907-2055 (765-494-9692).