S. Jay Olshansky
University of Illinois
1984, PhD in Sociology, University of Chicago. Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago; Research Associate, Center on Aging, University of Chicago and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; research focuses on estimates of upper limits to human longevity, exploring health and public-policy implications associated with individual and population aging, forecasts of size, survival and age structure of population, pursuit of scientific means to slow aging in people and global implications of re-emergence of infectious and parasitic diseases. Co-Author, The Quest for Immortality: Science at the Frontiers of Aging (2001).