Dr. Tom Perls: Living to 100

Thursday, November 77:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

How do you live to be 100?  Find out from Dr.Tom Perls, who is among the international leaders in the field of human exceptional longevity. He is founder and director of the New England Centenarian Study, the largest study of centenarians and their families in the world.  He is also co-author of Living to 100: Lessons in Living to Your Maximum Potential at Any Age

Dr. Perls received his B.A. from Pitzer College in 1982, his M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1986 and his M.P.H. from Harvard University in 1993. He is a Principal Investigator of the National Institute on Aging funded Long Life Family Study. Perls is Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and attending physician in geriatrics at Boston Medical Center. He is author of over 110 peer-reviewed articles primarily in the areas of biodemography and genetics of human exceptional longevity. This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

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