Best Cities for Successful Aging Advisory Committee

With areas of expertise related to aging

Laura Carstensen

Professor of Psychology and Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy, Stanford University; Founding Director, Stanford Center on Longevity
Psychology of aging; aging brain; well-being and older adults; aging and culture change

Henry Cisneros

Chairman, CityView; former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; former Mayor, San Antonio, Texas
Age-friendly cities; aging in place; housing for older adults; public policy

Pinchas Cohen

Dean, Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California; Executive Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center; William and Sylvia Kugel Dean's Chair in Gerontology
Personalized aging; healthy aging; aging and medical innovation

Catherine Collinson

President, Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies
Changing retirement; workforce trends for older adults; aging and financial planning

Joseph Coughlin

Founder and Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab
Aging and technology; transportation and community design; changing retirement; longevity economy

Ken Dychtwald

President and CEO, Age Wave
Changing retirement; healthy aging; mature marketplace; age-friendly cities

Marc Freedman

Founder and CEO,
Encore careers; changing retirement; aging and purpose; intergenerational engagement

William Frey

Research Professor, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan; Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute
Aging demographics; generational differences; intergenerational engagement

Linda Fried

Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Professor of Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons; Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center
Healthy aging; prevention and wellness; public policy; aging and culture change

Lynn Goldman

Michael and Lori Milken Dean of Public Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
Healthy aging; prevention and wellness; public policy

Jody Heymann

Dean, UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health; Founding Director, WORLD Policy Analysis Center
Healthy aging; global health policy; aging and work; families and aging

Michael Hodin

Executive Director, Global Coalition on Aging; Managing Partner, High Lantern Group
Aging, jobs, and the economy; age-friendly cities; changing business practices; public policy

Sherry Lansing

Founder and CEO, Sherry Lansing Foundation
Encore careers; aging and purpose; aging, education, and lifelong learning

Nancy LeaMond

Executive Vice President, State and National Group, AARP
Age-friendly cities; aging voters and political engagement; public policy; aging society

Freda Lewis-Hall

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc.
Healthy aging; aging and medical innovation; public policy

Robert McNulty

President, Partners for Livable Communities
Age-friendly cities; aging in place; public policy

Philip Pizzo

Founding Director, Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute; David and Susan Heckerman Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology and Immunology and former Dean, Stanford University School of Medicine
Healthy aging; life transitions for older adults; intergenerational engagement; public policy

Jay Schnitzer

Director of Health and Human Services Portfolio, MITRE; former Director of the Defense Sciences Office, DARPA; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute
Aging and medical innovation; aging and technology; public policy

Rodney Slater

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs; former Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
Transportation and aging; age-friendly cities; public policy

Fernando Torres-Gil

Professor of Social Welfare and Public Policy and Director of the Center for Policy Research on Aging, University of California, Los Angeles
Intergenerational opportunities and challenges; changing retirement; public policy

Andrew von Eschenbach

President, Samaritan Health Initiatives Inc.; former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; former Director, National Cancer Institute; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute
Healthy aging; aging and medical innovation; public policy