Many Buck Institute faculty embrace their role as a “citizen scientist”, commenting on public policy issues and being quoted on editorial pages.
On February 24, 2013 the Chilean newspaper La Tercera ran an op-ed "Chile Faces the Challenges of Aging" co-authored by Buck Institute CEO Brian Kennedy and Dr. Jorge Allende, Director of International Relations at the Medical School of the University of Chile. Download English and Spanish version.
The Marin Independent Journal ran a "Marin Voice" op-ed by Buck faculty Dale Bredesen, MD on Sunday January 7, 2013. The piece was titled "The Healthiest Town in America."
Judith Campisi, PhD, was quoted in a November 2011 editorial in The Oregonian – “Living well for a very long time.”
The Arab Times featured an Op-Ed by Buck CEO Brian Kennedy PhD, on October 7, 2011. The article focused on the epidemic of Type II diabetes now impacting the middle East. A similar article appeared in the Kuwait Times.
The Providence Journal ran an Op-Ed authored by Buck faculty Julie Anderson on July 9, 2011: "Are we giving U.S. infants too much iron?"
January 21, 2011 the Sacramento Bee publishes an Op-Ed written by Buck President and CEO, Brian Kennedy, PhD, "Fountain of youth may be elusive, but let's find the fountain of health".
Viewpoints: Fountain of Youth May Be Elusive, But Let's Find the Fountain of Health