Agenda - Inaugural Symposium of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging

Inaugural Symposium of the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging
Thursday May 26: 12:30-6:00 pm
Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego


12:30 - 1:15 pm   Inaugural Session 
Inauguration David Brenner, MD
Vice Chancellor, UC San Diego Health Sciences
Dean, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Opening Remarks Sandra Brown, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Research, UC San Diego
Distinguished Professor, Psychology & Psychiatry
Positive Aging Dilip Jeste, MD
Director, UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging
Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging & Senior Care
Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging
Distinguished Professor, Psychiatry & Neurosciences 
1:15 - 2:00 pm   Keynote Lecture 1: Aging and the Great Opportunity for Health Care Innovation
Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA
CEO of Partners in Health
Professor, Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School

2:00 - 3:00 pm   Panel 1 on Healthcare for Tomorrow
Moderator Stephanie Jed, PhD
Professor, Italian & Comparative Literature
UC San Diego 

Microbiome and Aging Rob Knight, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics & Computer Science
UC San Diego

The Role of Biosensors Todd Coleman, PhD
in Healthcare Associate Professor, Bioengineering 
UC San Diego

Medication Errors: Sally Rafie, PharmD, BCPS
Preventing Harm Medication Safety Pharmacist Specialist
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences   UC San Diego    


3:00 – 3:15 pm       Break Light refreshments will be served


3:15 – 4:00 pm       Keynote Lecture 2: Building Great Communities to Grow Old In
John Feather, PhD
CEO of Grantmakers in Aging

4:00 – 5:00 pm       Panel 2 on Senior Living
Moderator Steven Parish, PhD
Professor, Anthropology
UC San Diego

Housing Industry’s Jason Childers, BS
Perspective Co-Founder & Principal, 2Ten Consulting

Building Homes Eduardo Macagno, PhD 
Scientifically Distinguished Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology
Founding Dean, Division of Biological Studies
UC San Diego 

A Senior’s Perspective Carmen Roa 
                  Senior Advocate


5:00 – 6:00 pm         Closing Session, Reception, and Posters

Closing Remarks Miroslav Krstic, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, UC San Diego
Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
UC San Diego 

Reception and Posters Poster presentations by recipients of the Center’s Innovative 
Multi-Disciplinary Research and Education Pilot Grants 


Refreshments will be served



For Information, Contact:
Danielle Glorioso, LCSW
Executive Director, UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging