Rutgers Catalyst: Healthy Aging Symposium

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm


Program Objectives:

To foster a platform to ignite interdisciplinary and translational aging research initiatives across Rutgers University in line with the Institute of Health’s central mission.

As an official kick-off to this initiative, the Institute for Health will host a symposium to highlight existing research across all Rutgers campuses.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Robin Barr, National Institute on Aging, Director, Division of Extramural Activities


Dr. Sherri-Ann Butterfield – Executive Vice Chancellor, School of Arts and Sciences, Newark

Dr. Francine Conway – Dean of Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, NB

Dr. XinQi Dong – Director Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, RBHS

Dr. Michael Palis – Provost Rutgers-University Camden, School of Computer Science, Camden

Steering Committee:

Dr. Monica Driscoll – Professor Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, NB

Dr. Cecile Feldman-Zohn – Dean of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, RBHS

Ms. Denise Gavala – Associate Vice President for Development at Rutgers, RBHS

Dr. Jessica Israel – Director James & Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute, Barnabas Health Systems

Dr. Richard Novak – Vice President Division of Continuing Studies at Rutgers, Academic Affairs

Dr. Laura Pizzi – Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, RBHS

Dr. Susan Reinhard – Senior Vice President of Public Policy Institute, AARP

Dr. Karen Stubaus – Vice President Academic Affairs at Rutgers, Academic Affairs

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