Center on Aging

  • Joe L. Parkin Memorial Lecture on Aging

    The Joe L. Parkin Memorial Lecture on Aging was endowed by a gift from the Retirement Research Foundation of Chicago, Illinois, in memory of Joe Parkin, a former president of the Foundation who attended The University of Iowa. The lecture focuses on aspects of research, practice, or policies that affect the older adult population.




    2014    Christine K. Cassel, MD President and CEO National Quality Forum Engineering Better Healthcare in an Aging Population
     2013 Bernard Hammes, PhD Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Having Your Own Say: Getting the Right Care When it Matters Most
      2012 David B. Rueben, MD UCLA Health Care for Old People: Who is going to care for us and how?
      2011 Laura Carstensen, PhD Director, Longevity Center, Stanford University Long Life in the 21st Century
      2009 Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP Mount Sinai Medical Center Palliative Care in Hospitals