Seminars & Groups

Issues in Aging Seminar Series

Monthly seminars, on Mondays at noon during the academic year, present current research and perspectives on aging from experts in medicine, social work, public health, psychology, law and more.

The seminar series is co-sponsored with the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science in the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

View all of the events listed in the Issues in Aging Seminar Series.

Other Aging-Relevant Seminar Series at WashU

Hope Center for Neurological Disorders Monday Seminars

Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Tuesday Seminars

Department of Psychological and Brain Science Talks


Secondary Data in Aging Interest Group

Peer group that focuses on secondary data sources that can help us understand issues relevant for a person’s life course and aging. This is an opportunity to hear how data are being used by researchers in St. Louis, help with navigating relevant datasets, explore ideas, and connect in general. All welcome, no matter organizational affiliation or level of experience.

Examples of Articles Authored by Group Members Using Secondary Data

A Research Note on Challenges of Cross-National Aging Research

Poverty and Working Status in Changes of Unmet Health Care Need in Old Age

Personality Traits Predict the Onset of Disease

An Investigation of Activity Profiles of Older Adults

Employment Change Among Married Parents of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Sources for Data

Health and Retirement Study (HRS)

Midlife in the United States (MIDUS)

Gateway to Global Aging Data

St. Louis Personality and Aging Network (SPAN)

Veterans Aging Cohort Study

Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study (Health ABC)

 View upcoming meetings for the Data in Aging Group.