2011 Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists Conference Program

July 11–12, 2011

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California


Monday, July 11

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Introductions

Nicole Maestas, Director, RAND Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Carol Mangione, University of California, Los Angeles

Minority Health and Aging

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Suzanne Craft, University of Washington, Seattle/VA Puget Sound

Alzheimer's Disease and Insulin Resistance

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Robert W. Levenson, University of California, Berkeley

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn

5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner at the Huntley Hotel

Tuesday, July 12

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Caleb Finch, University of Southern California

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Nicole Maestas, RAND and John Haaga, NIH/BSR

Constructing Successful NIH Proposals

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Aging/ Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Steve Cole, University of California, Los Angeles

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn