Conferences and Events

Past Events

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2018 Boston Roybal Center Annual Meeting

June 8, 2018

The 2018 Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Northeastern University, co-sponsored by the Bouvé College of Health Sciences.

Keynote Address: Arthur Kramer, PhD, Senior Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education at Northeastern University

The Year 4 pilot investigators discussed their progress after one year of funding, and the Year 5 PIs discussed their newly accepted proposals for the upcoming year. Attendees also participated in round table discussions about the progress and future of the Boston Roybal Center.

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Adventures in Creative Retirement: Health, Housing, and Community

September 9, 2017

Brandeis University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (BOLLI)

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2017 Boston Roybal Center Annual Meeting

June 15, 2017

The 2017 Annual Meeting was held at Boston College on June 15, 2017. This year the event was co-sponsored by the Boston College Institute on Aging.

Pilot project investigators presented their work with time for feedback and discussion about ways to promote healthy aging.

Keynote Address: Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD, Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy and Director, Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, Washington University of St. Louis

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2016 Boston Roybal Center Annual Meeting

May 24, 2016

This event was held at Brandeis University.

Colloquium: Howard Litwin, PhD

October 1, 2015

Professor and former dean, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work & Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem presented: "The Evolving Potential of SHARE: The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe" at Boston College.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Medicare and Medicaid

July 30, 2015

This event was held at the Greater Boston YMCA. Carmen Sceppa was on the healthcare leader panel.

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2015 Boston Roybal Center Annual Meeting

May 19, 2015

This event was held at Brandeis University.

Keynote Speaker: Becca Levy, PhD, Yale University

Colloquium: Hazel Rose Markus, PhD

April 16, 2015

Hazel Rose Markus, PhD,  Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University presented: "Inequality, Social Class and Self" at Brandeis University.

Boston Roybal Center Investigator Meeting

December 18, 2014

This event was held at Northeastern University.

Colloquium: Leonard Hayflick, PhD

"The Discovery of the Finite Proliferative Capacity of Normal Human Cells" was presented at Northeastern University.

Colloquium: Charles Consel, PhD

"Verification of the Daily Activities of Older Adults: A Simple, Non-Intrusive, Low-Cost Approach" was presented at Northeastern University.