Interdisciplinary PhD in Aging Studies Application


Interdisciplinary PhD in Aging Studies
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Aging Seminar Series

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Program Committee

The Program Committee for the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Aging Studies is representative of the diverse faculty research and teaching resources at Tulane University's uptown campus, the Health Sciences campus, and the Tulane National Primate Research Center. Although they are from various disciplines, they all share a strong interest in the field of aging. They are:

Paul J. Colombo, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
School of Science and Engineering
Chair, 4+1 Admissions Committee
Member, Tulane Center for Aging
PhD 1994, University of California at Berkeley


Michael J. "Mic" Dancisak, PhD

Director, Center for Anatomical and Movement Science (CAMS)
Senior Professor of Practice, Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Science and Engineering
Member, Neuroscience Program
Member, Tulane Center for Aging
PhD 2000, University of Minnesota


Barbara M. Jazwinski, PhD

The Virginia Beer Professor of Music
Newcomb Music Department
PhD, City University of New York


S. Michal Jazwinski, PhD (chair)

John W. Deming, MD Regents Chair in Aging
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Director, Tulane Center for Aging
School of Medicine
PhD 1975, Stanford University

Wendy Redfield, RA

Favrot Associate Professor of Architecture
Associate Dean for Academics
School of Architecture
Master of Architecture, University of Virginia, 1990
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Barnard College, 1985

Edward Sherman, JD, SJD

W.R. Irby Chair, and Moise F. Steeg
Jr. Professor
School of Law
JD, Harvard Law School
SJD, Harvard Law School


Harish Sujan, PhD

A.B. Freeman Chair in Business
Freeman School of Business
PhD 1983 UCLA

Qingwen Xu, PhD

Associate Professor; LL.M.
School of Social Work
PhD 2002, University of Denver

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