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Stuart J Olshansky


Stuart Olshansky

Professor

Epidemiology

885 Sphpi, M/c 923
1603 W. Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60612
312-355-4668
 

Academic Background


Ph.D., Univ of Chicago, 1984
     Sociology
MSO, Univ of Chicago, 1982
     Sociology
B.S., Michigan State Univ, 1975
     Psychology

Research Interests


Biodemography, aging, mortality, and longevity

Teaching Interests


Epidemiology of aging, biodemography, survival

Publications

Olshansky, S.J., Rattan, S.I.S. 2005. What determines longevity: metabolic rate or stability? Discovery Medicine 5(28):359-362.

Olshansky, S.J., Butler, R.N., Carnes, B.A. Re-engineering Humans. The Scientist 21(3):28-35.

Olshansky, S.J., Passaro, D., Hershow, R., Layden, J., Carnes, BA., Brody, J., Hayflick, L., Butler, RN., Allison, DB., Ludwig, DS. 2005. A Possible Decline in Life Expectancy in the United States in the 21st Century. New England Journal of Medicine 352:1103-1110.

Olshansky, S.J., Perry, D., Miller, R.A., Butler, R.N. 2006. In pursuit of the Longevity Dividend. The Scientist 20(3):28-36.

Perls, T., Reisman, N.R., Olshansky, S.J. 2005. Provision or distribution of growth hormone for “anti-aging”: Clinical and legal issues JAMA 294(16):2086-2090.

Olshansky, S.J. 2005. Prescient visions of public health from Cornaro to Breslow. International Journal of Epidemiology doi:101093/ije/dyi283.

Carnes, B.A., Nakasata, Y.R., Olshansky, S.J. 2005. Medawar revisited: Unresolved issues in research on ageing. Ageing Horizons 3:22-27.

Olshansky, S.J., Grant, M., Brody, J., Carnes, B.A. 2005. Biodemographic perspectives for epidemiologists. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology 2:10 [http://www.ete-online.com/contents/2/1/10].

Olshansky, S.J. 2010. The Law of Mortality Revisited: Interspecies Comparisons of Mortality. Journal of Comparative Pathology 142:S4-S9.

Olshansky, S.J., Rattan, S.I.S. 2005. At the heart of aging: is it metabolic rate or stability? Biogerontology 6:1-5.

 Perls, T., Reisman, N.R., Olshansky, S.J. 2005. Provision or distribution of growth hormone for “anti-aging”: Clinical and legal issues JAMA 294(16):2086-2090.

Olshansky, S.J. 2005. Projecting the future of U.S. health and longevity. Health Affairs Sept. 26, 10.1377/hlthaff.w5.r86

Olshansky, S.J., Carnes, BA, Hershow, R., Passaro, D., Layden, J., Brody, J., Hayflick, L., Butler, RN., Allison, DB., Ludwig, DS. 2005. Misdirection on the road to Shangri-La. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/22/pe15.

Olshansky, S.J., Passaro, D., Hershow, R., Layden, J., Carnes, BA., Brody, J., Hayflick, L., Butler, RN., Allison, DB., Ludwig, DS. 2005. Peering into the future of American Longevity. Discovery Medicine 5(26):130-134.

 Olshansky, S.J., Carnes, B.A., Désesquelles, A. 2001. Prospects for Human Longevity. Science 291 (5508):1491-1492.

 Olshansky, S.J., Carnes, B.A., Cassel, C. 1990. In Search of Methuselah: Estimating the Upper Limits to Human Longevity. Science 250:634-640. .

 Olshansky, S.J., Carnes, B.A. 2001. The Quest for Immortality: Science at the Frontiers of Aging, Norton Press: New York. .

 Olshansky, S.J., Passaro, D., Hershow, R., Layden, J., Carnes, BA., Brody, J., Hayflick, L., Butler, RN., Allison, DB., Ludwig, DS. 2005. A potential decline in life expectancy in the United States in the 21st century. New England Journal of Medicine 352:1103-1110.

Warner, H., Anderson, J., Austad, S.et al. 2005. Science fact and the SENS agenda. EMBO Reports 6(11):1106-1108.


Recent Honors and Awards


2014, National Fellows: Other
2014, National Fellows: Other
2014, National Fellows: Other
2010, National Fellows: Gerontological Society of America

Additional Websites / Affiliates


Personal Website: http://web.mac.com/sjayo/SJayOlshansky/Background.html

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