Program updated June 12th.

Presentation slides:

Session 1. Past, present and future trends in population health, part

Session 2. A global look at risk factors

Session 3. Developments in measures and methods, part 1

Session 4. Exploring social inequalities in health

Session 5. Life and health in comparative perspective

Session 6. Contemporary themes around health and mortality

Session 7. Past, present and future trends in population health, part 2

George Myers Lecture

Session 8. Developments in Measures and Methods, Part 2

 Session 9. Investigations pertaining to the older-old, the last years of life and frailty

Session 10. Cognition and dementia research

Poster Presentations (prize winners denoted by *):

  1. *Libby G, Zimmer Z, Chiu CT, Ofstedal MB, Saito Y, Haviva C & Jagger C.  “To what degree do religiosity and spirituality explain healthy life expectancy gaps across Europe?
  2. Teerawichitchainan BK & Loichinger E. “Sensory impairments among older persons in Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand: Implications for functioning and health”
  3. Sonnega A, Leggett A, Pepin R & Assari S. “Running to rest: Physical activity and sleep problems over 10 years in a national sample of older adults”
  4. Ahmed MEH “Healthy life expectancy and the correlates of self-rated health in Central Sudan. A Cross sectional study”
  5. Mulhorn KA, Dugan J & Booshehri L. “Functional decline and all-Cause mortality based on respondents in US nursing home survey (2004-2006)”
  6. *Lee H, Ofstedal MB, Smith J. “Childhood family environment and cognitive functioning in later life: Evidence from the HRS Life History Mail Survey”
  7. Yang Y. “Can regular fruit consumption reduce the risks of cognitive impairment? — Evidences from a large-scale social survey”
  8. Ojima T, Hosokawa R, Horii S, Yokoyama Y, Aida J, Saito M, Kondo N & Kondo K. “Life expectancy without institutionalization as an operational measurement of age and dementia friendly communities”
  9. Teerawichitchainan BK, Ha JH & Knodel J. “Childlessness and aging alone: Comparative perspectives from East and Southeast Asia”
  10. *Lazarevic P & Brandt M. “Self-rated health as generic health measurement? Identifying the health information used and the role of gender, age, and country”
  11. Raichur V, Ryan L, Mejia ST, Gonzalez R & Smith J. “Longitudinal analysis of changing consumption patterns in aging households in the US”
  12. Hsiao RL & Saito Y. “Validating the Global Activity Limitation Indicator in Taiwan”