RAND Conference Program

Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists

July 13-14, 2005

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California


Note: Speakers are preliminary and are subject to change.


July 13th, 2005

8:30 - 9:00am

Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30am

Introduction and Opening Remarks

9:30 - 11:15am

Judy Campisi, Berkeley National Laboratory

11:15 - 11:30am

Break

11:30 - 12:00pm

Q&A with Georgeanne Patmios, National Institute on Aging

Acting Branch Chief, Population & Social Processes Branch

12:00 - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:45pm

Rita Effros, UCLA School of Medicine

2:45 - 3:00pm

Break

3:00 - 4:30pm

David Sinclair, Harvard Medical School

4:45pm

Adjourn

6:00 - 8:30pm

Dinner at The Lobster


July 14th, 2005

8:30 - 9:00am

Breakfast

9:00 - 10:45am

Nicholas Christakis, Harvard Medical School

Health Externalities: How Illness and Health Care in one Spouse Affect the Survival of the Other

10:45 - 11:00am

Break

11:00 - 11:15am

Opportunities at RAND

11:15 - 12:00pm

Breakout Sessions

12:00 - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:45pm

Steven Austad, University of Texas Health Science Center

An Evolutionary Perspective on Modern Aging Research

2:45 - 3:00pm

Break

3:00 - 4:30pm

Andrew Steptoe, University College London

4:45pm

Adjourn