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Health Consequences of Loneliness and Social Isolation

December 13, 2019

When: December 13, 2019; 9:30am - 2:00pm (Registration opens at 9:00am.)

Location: Ohio University Dublin Integrated Education Center; 6805 Bobcat Way, Room 212; Dublin, OH 43016

About: Social isolation is an emerging health policy issue for health researchers and policy experts across the U.S. Improving social connectedness has the potential to improve health and wellbeing and address challenges such as addiction, heart disease, depression and premature death. 

This forum will explore the effects of social isolation and loneliness over the life course. 
Speakers will address the drivers of social isolation, the impact on health for various populations and policy approaches to improve health outcomes.
Speakers include:
  • Dr. Sara Konrath, Associate Professor, Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 
  • Lynda Flowers, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP Public Policy Institute
  • Dr. Marilyn Sampilo, Health Equity and Cultural Competency Administrator, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Erin Upchurch, Executive Director, Kaleidoscope Youth Center 
Sponsor: Health Policy Institute of Ohio
Cost: $65.00
For more information, go here.