Events

The Alliance and our partner organizations host various events to raise awareness about the field of aging research and to present the latest innovations and advancements that are helping extend people’s healthspans. Those events are featured here.

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Start Date: July 31st, 2008

Start Time: 12:30PM

End Time: 1:45PM

City: Washington, DC

Contact Address: Cannon Building, Room 340

In partnership with the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the Alliance for Aging Research will launch the latest volume of The Silver Book: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation, an almanac of 1,000s of facts and statistics on the burden of chronic disease, and the value of medical innovation in reducing that burden.

This volume will outline the impact of osteoporosis on our aging population, highlighting the current and future technologies and innovations that are offering hope to those suffering from this debilitating disease. Speakers will discuss the burden of osteoporosis in the U.S., as well as the current landscape of osteoporosis research.

 

WELCOMING REMARKS
Representative Shelley Berkley (D-NV)

INTRODUCTION
Daniel Perry
Executive Director, Alliance for Aging Research

Leo Schargorodski
Executive Director & CEO, National Osteoporosis Foundation

SPEAKERS
Joan Lappe, PhD, RN, FAAN VIEW PRESENTATION
Professor of Nursing & Professor of Medicine
Creighton University

Rachael Fleurence, PhD VIEW PRESENTATION
Research Scientist and Director of Health Economics
Center for Health Economics, Epidemiology & Science Policy
United BioSource Corporation

The briefing will be a widely attended educational event with a meal value of less than $50.

This briefing is co-sponsored by:
Representative Shelley Berkley (D-NV)
Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX)

And brought to you in partnership with the National Osteoporosis Foundation.



Related Topics: Silver Book

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