December 01, 2021 10:30 AM to 11:30 AMUptown Campus
Please join the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine for "Chronic Stress, Existential Stress, and Biological Aging," which will be presented online and virtually by Dr. Elissa Epel on December 1, 2021, 10:30 to 11:30 AM CST. You may register for the Zoom event at the following link: https://bit.ly/3HdfMl6
Elissa Epel, PhD, is a Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is the Director of the Aging, Metabolism, and Emotions Center, Associate Director of the Center for Health and Community and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Diseases, UCSF, Nutrition Obesity Research Centers, member of the National Academy of Medicine, President of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, and Co-Chair of the Mind and Life Institute Steering Council. Dr. Epel studies psychological, social, and behavioral processes related to chronic psychological stress that
accelerate biological aging, with a focus on overeating and metabolism, and the telomere/telomerase maintenance system. She and her colleagues develop and test interventions that combine behavioral, psychological, and mindfulness training.