Friedman Lecture: Mark Wrighton (WashU Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry) – “Advancing Aging Research and Education at Washington University: Preparing for Longer, Productive Lives”

April 24, 2019
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) Auditorium (Medical Campus)

Advancing Aging Research and Education at Washington University: Preparing for Longer, Productive Lives


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.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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.

Free and open to the public. Pre-registration is requested.

Learn more and register.

For inquiries contact Angela Gunn.