RAND Conference Program

Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists

July 12-13, 2006

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California


Note: Speakers are preliminary and are subject to change.


Wednesday July 12, 2006

9:00 - 9:30am

Breakfast

9:30 - 10:00am

Introductions and opening remarks

10:00 - 11:45am

Walter Willett, Harvard School of Public Health

The Search for Optimal Diets: A Progress Report

PDFRebuilding the Food Pyramid

Note: This is not a RAND document.

11:45am - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:30pm

Carl Bergstrom, University of Washington

2:30 - 3:00pm

Break

3:00 - 4:30pm

Judith Campisi, University of California, Berkeley

4:30pm

Adjourn

6:00 - 8:30pm

Dinner at I Cugini

Thursday July 13, 2006

9:00 - 9:30am

Breakfast

9:30 - 10:00am

Opening remarks

10:00 - 11:45am

Thomas Seyfried, Boston College

11:45am - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:30pm

David A Snowdon, University of Kentucky

2:30 - 3:00pm

Break

3:00 - 4:30pm

S. Jay Olshansky, University of Illinois, Chicago

Health and Longevity in the 21st Century

PDFA Potential Decline in Life Expectancy in the United States in the 21st Century

PDFIn pursuit of the Longevity Dividend

Note: These are not RAND documents.

4:30pm

Adjourn