Harry R. Moody, PhD

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Harry R. Moody, PhD, is a member of the CMBM Board of Directors.

Dr. Moody retired as Vice President for Academic Affairs with AARP and is currently Visiting Faculty at Fielding Graduate University and Tohoku University in Japan.  He previously served as Executive Director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College and Chairman of the Board of Elderhostel (now Road Scholar). He is author of many scholarly articles, and books including co-author of Aging: Concepts and Controversies, a gerontology textbook now in its 10th edition.  His book, The Five Stages of the Soul, was published by Doubleday and has been translated into seven languages worldwide. He is the editor “Human Values in Aging,” with 10,000 subscribers monthly.  In 2011 he received  the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society on Aging and in 2008  he was named by Utne Reader Magazine as one of  “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”  His new book Climate Change in an Aging Society will be published in 2023 by Routledge.

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