S. Jay Olshansky, PhD.

S. Jay Olshanky, PhD., spoke as part of the Voices of Our Time speaker series on March 17, 2016. Olshansky’s research focuses on the upper limits to human longevity, health and public policy implications associated with aging, and the pursuit of the scientific means to slow aging (The Longevity Dividend). He spoke as part of the symposium “Aging, Health & Longevity in the 21st Century”.

Olshansky received his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Chicago, is a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Research Associate at the Center on Aging at the University of Chicago and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.