On Thursday, April 11, 2013, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, the lecture series hosts Carolyn M. Aldwin, PhD, Professor, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University for a talk entitled “Healthy Aging: Is ‘Common Sense’ Wrong?”
The lecture will be in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of Ryan at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. For a map of the area, look at http://www.chip.uconn.edu/about/directions-to-chip/
You can also view this talk streamed live during or after the lecture at the following link: https://mediasite.dl.uconn.edu/Mediasite/Play/296a85620b934b37823057e52d361bb11d.
Carolyn Aldwin is a professor of Human Development and Family Sciences in the School of Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, at Oregon State University. She received her doctorate in Adult Development and Aging from the University of California, San Francisco. She is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, as well as both Divisions 20 (Adult Development and Aging) and 38 (Health Psychology) of the American Psychological Association, and recently received the Developmental Health Psychology Award from those divisions. She is currently Past President of Division 20. Professor Aldwin is editor of Research in Human Development, a multidisciplinary journal, and has authored or edited five books, including: Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging, 2nd ed. (Springer), Stress, Coping, and Development, 2nd ed. (Guilford), and the Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging (Guilford). She has authored or co-authored nearly 100 other publications on stress, coping, health, and optimal aging. She currently has funding from NIA, NSF, and the Templeton Foundation to examine factors promoting vulnerability and resilience in late life.