RAND Conference Agenda

RAND-Andrus/AARP MiniMed School for Demographers and Economists 1999 Program

June 23-24, 1999

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California

Wednesday, June 23, 1999

8:45AM-9:15AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AT RAND

9:15AM-9:30AM

OPENING REMARKS

9:30AM-11:45AM

WHAT IS DISEASE?
Robert B. Wallace, MD

Irene Ensminger Stecher Professor of Preventive and Internal Medicine
University of Iowa

Questions and Answers

11:45AM-1:00PM

LUNCH AT RAND

1:00PM-3:00PM

DIABETES
Jeffrey B. Halter, Ph.D.
Professor, Internal Medicine
Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Gerontology
University of Michigan

Questions and Answers

3:00PM-3:30PM

DIAGNOSED AND UNDIAGNOSED DIABETES IN THE US:
DATA FROM NHANES III
Raynard S. Kington, MD, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Health Examination Statistics/
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
National Center For Health Statistics/CDC

Questions and Answers

3:30PM-4:00PM

BREAK

4:00PM-6:00PM

ARTHRITIS
Walter Ettinger, MD

Executive Vice President
Virtual Health

Questions and Answers

6:15PM

DINNER AT IL FORNAIO

Thursday, June 24, 1999

9:00AM-9:30AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AT RAND

9:30AM-11:45AM

UNDERSTANDING AND CONTROLLING CANCER
Judith Campisi, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist and Department Head, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California-Berkeley

Questions and Answers

11:45AM-1:00PM

LUNCH AT RAND

1:00PM-3:30PM

BIOMEDICAL BIOMARKERS OF AGING
Mark E. Williams, MD
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Questions and Answers

3:30PM-4:00PM

BREAK

4:00PM-5:30PM

VISION AND AGING: SCREENING AND TREATMENT EFFICACY
Carol Mangione, MD, MSPH
Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Medicine,
Division of Internal Medicine and Health Services Research

Questions and Answers

5:30PM

CONCLUDING REMARKS