The Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging has announced four finalists for its director position. They will be on campus for open forums over the next few weeks.
- Marcia Ory, Regents and Distinguished Professor, Director of the School of Public Health Program on Health Aging and Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health, Texas A&M Health Science Center. “Promoting Healthy Aging: Past, Present and Future,” 3-4:30 p.m., April 25, 300 Lory Student Center. Ory will also be holding an open discussion forum from 1 to 1:45 p.m. on April 26 in the same location.
- Douglas R. Seals, College Professor of Distinction, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado Boulder. “Role of Translational Physiology in Evidence-Based Strategies for Achieving Optimal Longevity,” 2-3:30 p.m., April 28, Virginia Dale Room, Lory Student Center. Seals will also be holding an open discussion forum, 1-1:45 p.m. on April 29, in the same location.
- Luke Szweda, Hille Family Foundation Chair, Aging and Metabolism Research Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. “The Adverse Effects of Nutrient Stress and Aging on the Heart: Visions of Healthy Aging in the Modern World, ” 2-3:30 p.m., May 2, Clark A203. Szweda will also be holding an open discussion forum, 1-1:45 p.m. on May 3, Virginia Dale Room, Lory Student Center.
- Gene E. Alexander, Professor and Director, Brain Imaging Behavior & Aging Lab; co-director, Annual Conference on Successful Aging; Departments of Psychology, Neuroscience and Physiological Sciences Graduate Programs, and Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute; University of Arizona. “Roadmap to Healthy Aging: Building Connections Through Advancing Research,” 2-3:30 p.m., May 9, Longs Peak Room, Lory Student Center. Alexander will also be holding an open discussion forum, 1-1:45 p.m. on May 10, 306 Lory Student Center.
Full descriptions of the candidates are available on the College of Health and Human Sciences website.