Howell Health Lecture Series 

Friday, August 25, 2017

"Improving the snooze: Sleeping better as we age"

Speaker: Andrea Z. LaCroix, Ph.D. 

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ABOUT THE TALK

Are you bothered by trouble sleeping?  Dr. LaCroix will speak about how sleep changes as we age, the problems that women experience with sleep in midlife and beyond, and the ways we are learning to improve sleep without using sedative and hypnotic drugs. Please join us for this informative event!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. LaCroix is currently Professor and Chief of Epidemiology in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego.  She is also the Director of the Women’s Health Center of Excellence at UCSD.  She has an extensive research program devoted to studies on factors associated with healthy aging in postmenopausal women.  She has conducted numerous randomized clinical trials and observational studies on the prevention of cancer, fracture, heart disease, and frailty in postmenopausal, as well as large, prospective studies of exceptional aging and maintaining function into later life. 

She served on the National Advisory Council on Aging for the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging from 2009-2012.  In 2010, she received the McDougall Mentoring award which recognizes and honors faculty members who demonstrate an outstanding investment in their mentees’ professional development and success as independent researchers or clinical scientists. In 2014, Dr. LaCroix was elected as a member of the American Epidemiological Society. She has authored more than 300 scientific publications, and was selected as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher in 2014.

 

EVENT DETAILS

TIME:   

11:30am -12:00pm Registration/Social Time

12:00pm - 1:30pm Lecture Luncheon

COST:   

 $50.00

LOCATION:  

La Jolla Country Club

ATTIRE:  

Business casual, no jeans

REGISTER:   

All registrations are done online and are required by AUG 18TH. We are unable to accommodate last minute attendance or walk-ins as seating is limited. No tickets will be mailed. Your name will be held at the check-in table. Registration is not complete until payment is received.  You may choose to pay with credit card or check when registering online. (Please note: we've gone GREEN and no longer mail invitations and reservation cards.)

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