Distinguished scientific expert on aging and longevity to speak at OHSU’s Second Annual Healthy Aging Conference

09/26/12  Portland, Ore.

Oregon Health & Science University’s Healthy Aging Alliance will hold its Second Annual Healthy Aging conference, The Science and Art of Healthy Aging, at the Portland Art Museum on October 10, 2012. The conference will feature a keynote address by one of America’s most recognized experts on aging and longevity, Dr. Walter Bortz II, M.D.

Highly sought after for speaking engagements and guest appearances, Dr. Bortz is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He has received numerous awards, authored or co-authored seven books on longevity and holds leadership positions with several medical foundations and boards.

Event details


October 10, 2012
Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.
Program from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.


Portland Art Museum
1219 Southwest Park Avenue  
Portland, OR 97205


Cost for the half-day conference is $15.

Additional details and registration

The conference is being held in conjunction with OHSU’s 125th Anniversary, Body Beautiful Everlasting, and the Portland Art Museum’s The Body Beautiful Exhibit, which features ancient Greek and Roman sculptures in collaboration with the renowned British Museum. The conference will include scientific panels on sleep, exercise, technology, and other topics, presentations on incorporating art into healthy aging, performances and much more. Those attending the full conference will receive complimentary entrance into The Body Beautiful Exhibit.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Brittany Sale at saleb@ohsu.edu. For questions regarding the conference or the Healthy Aging Alliance, please contact healthyaging@ohsu.edu or 503 494-8913.

For more information, please email Dr. Elizabeth Eckstrom or Dr. Henryk Urbanski.

The 2012 Healthy Aging Conference is proudly sponsored by the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute with support from the Office of Technology Transfer and Business Development, the OHSU Brain Institute and the OHSU Foundation

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only academic health and research university. As Portland's largest employer with nearly 14,000 employees, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of Oregon and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,300 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.