Sophie Okolo is a senior research associate at the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging where she specializes in healthy longevity. She works to increase awareness and support for scientific and social advancements in prevention and wellness and to spread innovative health solutions to diverse communities. Before joining the institute, Okolo served as editor-in-chief of Global Health Aging, a web-based publication featuring news, research and policy implications on healthy aging and longevity. Her professional interests include improving quality of life in aging populations and increasing awareness of preventive health care. She holds a bachelor’s degree in bioinformatics and a master’s in public health with a focus in community health and gerontology.