Distinguished Lecture Series:
Barbara Strauch — The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain
Barbara Strauch, New York Times health/medical science editor and author of The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain and The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries About the Teenage Brain Tell Us About Our Kids, will be the second speaker in the Stanford Center on Longevity Distinguished Lecture Series.
Stanford Health Policy's Center on Advancing Decision Making in Aging (CADMA) at Stanford is co-sponsoring this lecture.
Strauch has been a writer and editor for 35 years, covering everything from City Hall to medicine and space shuttle missions at newspapers in New York, Boston and Houston. As deputy science editor, she also coordinates health coverage throughout The Times and helps oversee the paper’s new health website. She started at The Times as the media editor 15 years ago. She was an assistant editor on the National Desk for several years, before moving to the Science Department to run the paper’s health and medical coverage.
The Center created the lecture series to spotlight the changes, challenges and opportunities of a rapidly aging population
Date: September 29, 2010
Details: Lecture from 3:30-4:30 p.m., reception from 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Location: Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra St., Stanford, CA 94305-6055
This lecture is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required but are appreciated for planning purposes.
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