Events

Past Event

Isabella Aboderin – Understanding Later Life Adversity and Resilience in Low Resource Urban Settings in Nairobi

August 23, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Allan Rosenfield Building, Room 440, 722 W. 168th St., New York

Speaker: Isabella Aboderin, University of Southampton

RSVPs are requested: cmh2197@columbia.edu.

Dr. Isabella Aboderin is a Senior Research Scientist and Head of the Program on Aging and Development at the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in Nairobi, Kenya, and Associate Professor of Gerontology, Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton, UK. She serves as Regional Chair for Africa of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG). Her research and policy engagement interests focus on core development goals in Africa with respect to older persons’ social and economic roles, intergenerational relationships, and age-based inequalities. Dr. Aboderin holds a PhD from the School for Policy Studies from the University of Bristol.

Co-sponsored by the Columbia Aging Center, the Columbia Global Centers|Nairobi, and the Urban+Health Initiative of the Mailman School of Public Health.