2nd Annual Interprofessional Health Care Symposium – Jan 5

The USC Emeriti Center invites all to the

2nd Annual Interprofessional Health Care Symposium: Resources for a Healthier Longer Life

Friday, January 5, 2018 from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
USC Health Sciences Campus.   

For the free event open to all REGISTER HERE

The USC Emeriti Center in partnership with the USC Keck School of Medicine are hosting a special Health Care Symposium. Panels of clinicians and experts will discuss health care aspects to support healthy aging.

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2nd Annual Health Care Jan 5-2017 

9:30 am
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10:00 am-10:45 am
Keynote Speaker: Freddi Segal-Gidan, Ph.D., PA-C Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology & Family Medicine
“Making the most of Your Medical Appointment”

10:45 am-11:45 am
PANEL: “The Geriatric Assessment Program: Filling in the GAP in Healthcare” featuring Family Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Dentistry

Moderator: Bonnie J. Olsen, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Vice-Chair, Academic Affairs, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Ashley Halle, OTD, OTR/L, Coordinator of Primary Care Residency and Services and Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy, USC Chan Division of      Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Carolyn Kaloostian, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Geriatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Jennifer Okuno, MPT, GCS, Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy, USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
Piedad Suarez, DDS, Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

11:45 am-12:30 pm
Lunch and Community Resources

12:30 pm-2:00 pm
PANEL: “Management of Common Older Adult Challenges” – “Maintaining Your Memory” – “Protecting your Assets” – “Sleep Hygiene” – “Maximizing Medical Insurance Benefits” 

Moderator: Theresa Sivers-Teixeira, MSPA, PA-C, Instructor of Clinical Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

“Maintaining Your Memory” Margaret Gatz, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Gerontology, & Preventive Medicine, USC Dornsife Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

“Protecting your Assets”Julie Schoen, JD, NCEA Deputy Director, Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

“Sleep Hygiene” Samantha Valasek, OTD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

“Maximizing Medical Insurance Benefits”Aileen Harper, Center for Health Care Rights


Hoffman Medical Research Building
Hastings Auditorium
2011 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Resource tables will be set-up in the lobby.
Lunch will be in the Harry and Celeste Pappas Quad.

Park in the Biggy St. lot near Zonal Avenue
Free for USC Gold Card holders. All others are $12.

Please check your email for reservation confirmation.







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