Advancing Aging Research and Education at Washington University

April 24, 2019
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Medical Campus

The annual Friedman Lecture and Awards addresses topics related to aging and recognizes contributions to the care of older adults. This year’s lecture will feature a keynote from Chancellor Mark Wrighton, Advancing Aging Research and Education at Washington University: Preparing for Longer, Productive Lives. Additionally, the event will include the presentation of the Harvey A. & Dorismae Hacker Friedman Award for Excellence in Service to Older Adults and the Alene & Meyer Kopolow Award for Geriatrics, Psychiatry, and Neurology.


9:00 am Coffee and Check-in
9:30 am Welcome and Presentation of Awards
10:00 am Keynote and Discussion
11:00 am Poster Session and Refreshments


Mark Wrighton, PhD, Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry, Washington University

Mark Wrighton has a long-standing commitment to the issue of global population aging. During his tenure as Chancellor of Washington University, he has launched several key initiatives, including establishing the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging and introducing aging as a major theme of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. At the 19th annual Friedman Lecture, Chancellor Wrighton will discuss the challenges and opportunities of demographic shifts, highlight Washington University’s research and educational efforts regarding population aging, and reflect on past accomplishments and future directions.

Directions AND PARKING

The Eric P. Newman Education Center is located at 320 S. Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110. Please utilize levels 6-7 of the Metro Parking Garage located at 4560 Children’s Place on the corner with Taylor Avenue. This garage also includes handicapped parking. Validation tickets will be available for the Metro Garage.

The MetroLink and Bus Stop is the Central West End station. Ascend the stairs or use the elevator to Euclid Avenue and turn right towards EPNEC.

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We will provide certificates of attendance for attendees to receive continuing education credits from professional boards; registration for certificates will be available at the check-in table.



Event Sponsors: Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health

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