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Christine Cassel

Successful Aging

About Christine Cassel

Christine Cassel joined Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1995 as Chairman of the Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development. Her previous position was Chief of General Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago where she earned a national reputation for her work in bringing together biomedical, ethical, and policy issues in general internal medicine and geriatrics. She is the author of several books, including A Practical Guide to Aging and Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions. She will explore the changing paradigms of aging, the impact of technology on the aging process, and the ability to maintain control of one’s life.


The Town Hall Forum will broadcast on this page of the website, and also on our Facebook page. It will also be archived here for future viewing!


Forums will NOT be live broadcast on MPR this fall. Instead, MPR will present the entire fall season of the Town Hall Forum as a special week of programs, November 29 – December 2 each day at 11 a.m. You can still listen/watch live here on our website.