The Center on Aging hosts a range of lectures and ground rounds. All sessions are hosted in the Center on Aging Conference Room which is located on the second floor of the Administrative Services Building at UConn Health’s Farmington, CT campus.

Friday Morning Fellowship Conferences

Friday mornings from 8-9 a.m.

April 20, 2018


Margaret Rathier, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Center on Aging, UConn School of Medicine

"Billing in Acute Hospital and Home Care"

Grand Rounds

1-2 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday every other month beginning October to June 2018

April 17, 2018 - Ongoing and New Behavioral and Clinical Intervention Studies for Community-Dwelling Older Adults and their Families

Richard Fortinsky, PhD

Professor and Health Net, Inc. Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology, UCONN Health, Center on Aging

Scientific Foundations of Clinical Geriatrics and Gerontology

Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

April 27, 2018 

9:30 Fluid Balance, renal and voiding issues in old age Part I

Phillip Smith, MD

10:30 Fluid Balance, renal and voiding issues in old age Part I

Ruchir Trivedi, MD


May 11, 2018

9:30 Immunology of Aging

Laura Haynes, MD

10:30 Exercise and Muscle in Aging

George Kuchel, MD and Jenna Bartley, PhD


June 15, 2018 

9:30 Impact of Aging on Cancer Biology, Care and Outcomes

Upedra Hegde, MD

10:30 Gait and Mobility Disorders in the Elderly

Leslie Wolfson, MD


June 22, 2018 

9:30 Aging Skin: Role in Wound Healing and Disease
Amy Chen, M.D.

10:30 Geroscience and Cellular Senescence

George Kuchel, MD and Iman Al Naggar, PhD