44th Annual OSU Gerontology Conference

April 1-2, 2020 (Wednesday & Thursday)

This two-day conference, held at Oregon State University, will feature workshops by leading geriatric professionals presenting current information for health and human services occupations in a wide variety of disciplines. 


Keynote Speakers

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – 8:15 AM – 9:45 AM

Wendy Lustbader, M.S.W.

Lecturer and Clinical Associate Professor, School of Social Work

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Title: Living As Prescribed: Ways to Motivate Improved Self-Care


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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – Noon – 1:00 PM

Louise Aronson, MD, MFA

Geriatrician, Author, Professor of Medicine

University of California San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco, CA

Title: Elderhood: Redefining Old Age to Reimagine Life


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Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 8:15 AM – 9:45 AM

Peter F. Banitt, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

Non-invasive/Invasive/Interventional Cardiology

The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR

Title: Deprescribing Cardiac Medications in Older Adults


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Thursday, April 2, 2020 – Noon – 1:00 PM

Barak Gaster, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Title: Advance Care Planning for Dementia: Directives and More


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Presented By

The Annual OSU Gerontology Conference is presented by the following: