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.

Special Events

Special Grand Rounds Presentation


Dr. Ronnie Rosenthal, Yale New Haven Hospital

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
7:15am – End Time?
Keller Auditorium, UConn Health, Farmington, CT

Friday Morning Fellowship Conferences

Friday mornings from 8-9 a.m.

10/6/17 - Can post-stroke depression be prevented with prophylactic antidepressant treatment?

Saeeda Qadri, MD

Clinical Scenario:

CC: 67 year old Hispanic male with history of uncontrolled DM2, HTN, & HLD who was non-compliant with prescribed medications, had an ischemic stroke with right sided hemiplegia and was seen at Acute Rehab Hospital. He was doing well initially but two weeks later started having difficulty completing sessions of physical therapy, having low energy, difficulty sleeping, had poor appetite and seemed uninterested in exercising. He was diagnosed with post-stroke depression. Could this diagnosis have been prevented?

Grand Rounds

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

10/17/17 - Precision Gerontology: Harmonizing Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Aging Research as a Path Forward

George Kuchel, MD

Professor of Medicine & Citicorp Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology, UConn Health

12/19/17 - Title & Speaker TBD

2/20/18 - Title & Speaker TBD

4/17/18 - Title & Speaker TBD

6/19/18 - Title & Speaker TBD

Scientific Foundations of Clinical Geriatrics and Gerontology

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


June 2 - Bone and Aging (Clinical)
Faryal Mirza, MD

June 9 - Aging Skin: Role in Wound Healing and Disease
Amy Chen, MD

June 16 - Bone and Aging (Basic)
Kyeong Lee, Ph.D.