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Karl Pillemer, PhD

Karl Pillemer, PhD, is a leading family sociologist and researcher on aging, professor of human development at Cornell University and professor of gerontology in medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College. Throughout his career, Dr. Pillemer’s research has focused on how family relationships develop and change throughout people’s lives. His research takes place in the real world of families and professionals who work with them. He is the author of many peer-reviewed journal articles and books, including Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Karl Pillemer has employment relationships with Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging. He receives grants the National Institute of Aging. Karl Pillemer receives royalties as a published author. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Karl Pillemer is an ad hoc reviewer and editor for several peer review journals, for a complete list contact PESI, Inc.