Dr. Linda P. Fried, M.D., is dean of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a leader in the fields of epidemiology and geriatrics. Fried opened the Columbia Center for Aging and also co-founded Experience Corps, a program that puts senior volunteers to work in public schools, and the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health.
The experience and expertise of older people can make the world a better place
A 2015 Influencer in Aging says these public policy investments are key
A wish list from the Dean of Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health
Work & Purpose
Give 5 works by showing prospective volunteers the local needs firsthand
Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.