Public Lectures

The Stein Institute for Research on Aging and Center for Healthy Aging offer free public lectures promoting physical and mental well-being and staying active throughout life. Join us for this popular series with renowned researchers and clinicians sharing their expertise with the lay community.

Lectures are held on the UC San Diego campus (DIRECTIONS & PARKING INFORMATION). These lectures are videotaped and air on UCSD TV and online. This popular series has been viewed over 21 million times!

2018 Public Lectures: 

Spirituality and Aging with Dr. Douglas Ziedonis

Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego
February 21, 2018, 5:30 PM, Garren Auditorium

Creativity and Aging with Nancy and Hedges Capers

Playwrights, The Geeze and Me
March 21, 2018, 5:30 PM, Garren Auditorium

Staying Fit at Any Age with Dr. Kenneth Vitale

Associate Professor Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine, UC San Diego
April 18, 2018, 5:30 PM, Garren Auditorium

Geriatrics Update with Dr. Khai Nguyen

May 16, 2018, 5:30 PM, Garren Auditorium

Mindfulness and Aging with Dr. Hickman

Associate Clinical Professor,  UC San Diego Departments of Psychiatry and Family and Preventive Medicine, Founder and Executive Director, UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness
July 18, 2018, 5:30 PM, Garren Auditorium

Osteoporosis Update with Dr. Gina Woods

Endocrinologist and Bone Health Specialist
Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, UC San Diego
October 17, 2018, 5:30 PM, Garren Auditorium

Please email to learn more about the upcoming lectures.

If you are interested in sponsoring a Stein Public Lecture, please contact Danielle Glorioso, LCSW at or 858-246-0767.