About the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging


The Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging works toward a global society where all older adults have maximum opportunity for health, security and engagement.

Click above to learn about the history of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging.

We connect individuals and organizations across disciplines to:

  • Conduct innovative research and ensure its translation into practice
  • Expand education on issues relevant to individual and population aging
  • Support aging initiatives throughout St. Louis and around the world

Read more about the projects, initiatives and other work accomplished by the Friedman Center for Aging in 2020.


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Read about the age distribution of WashU's students, faculty and staff

Contact & Location

The offices for the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging are located within the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis.

Phone: 314-747-9192
Email: centerforaging@wustl.edu

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Our Team

Center Director:
Nancy L. Morrow-Howell, PhD

Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy, Brown School
314-935-6762 | morrow-howell@wustl.edu
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Center Manager:
Natalie Galucia, MSW

314-747-9234 | ngalucia@wustl.edu



Faculty Lead for Educational Initiatives in Aging: Brian D. Carpenter, PhD
314-935-8212 | bcarpenter@wustl.edu
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Faculty Lead for Research in Aging: Susan L. Stark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
314-273-4114 | sstark@wustl.edu
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Masters Research Fellow in Aging: Morgan Van Vleck