Anne Friedlander, Ph.D.
(Senior Research Scholar, Stanford Ctr for Longevity)
8.5 – The Alien Evolution (8.21.15)
Anne L. Friedlander, Ph.D. is a Senior Research Scholar and Director of the Mobility Division at the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL). Within the SCL, she will develop innovative strategies to enhance mobility and function throughout the lifespan and promote collaborative efforts between academic research and industry. Friedlander has broad research experience in the areas of enhancing human mobility and performance, environmental physiology and using physical activity as a means to reduce risk for disease.
At the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, she is currently the Director of the Exercise Physiology Lab in the Clinical Studies Unit and previously served as the Associate Director for Education of the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center. Friedlander is also a Consulting Professor in the Stanford Program in Human Biology where she teaches several classes in topics of applied physiology and agile aging. As co-director of the Human Performance track within Human Biology, she has worked to develop new classes that expand opportunities for students interested in human function, wellness and medicine. Dr. Friedlander received a BA from Wesleyan University, a Master’s and Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of California, Berkeley, and conducted her post-doctoral training in the Division of Endocrinology, Geriatrics and Metabolism at the Stanford University School of Medicine.