Meaningful Contributions

New book by Abigail Trafford ’62 explores love in an age of longevity

Posted February 12, 2009

Washington Post columnist Abigail Trafford ’62 interviewed hundreds of men and women while researching her new book, As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Other Romantic Adventures in an Age of Longevity. Examining the effect of unprecedented health and longevity on romantic and sexual relationships, Trafford finds that baby boomers continue […]

Marie Bernard ’72 named deputy director of National Institute on Aging

Posted November 15, 2008

Marie A. Bernard, ’72, a noted geriatrician and educator, has been named deputy director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Bernard, who earned her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania after graduating cum laude from Bryn Mawr with an A.B. in chemistry, has a broad background […]