In October 2021, Dr. John Batsis represented the American Geriatrics Society at an Obesity and Equitable Aging Roundtable held by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). As a follow-up to that event, the NCOA held a virtual meeting on Wednesday, February 16, 2022. Featured in this meeting was Dr. Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD, the Deputy … Continued
Cristine Henage is the Assistant Director of Training and Research for the Center for Aging and Health in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at UNC. Over the UNC December Holiday break, she put some old yarn to use by crocheting sleeves for dementia patients. But what’s the purpose of these sleeves?
UNC will have a big role in a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) study to advance precision nutrition. The University recently received two of 14 awards as part of the NIH Common Fund’s of Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program (NPH). For this research, Dr. John Batsis joins … Continued
In the United States, the geriatric population accounts for over half of all newly diagnosed cancers. As the US population ages, the number of people 65 and over being diagnosed with cancer will only increase. Because of this, oncology and geriatric medicine have a natural cross-pollination. In the years to come, this will become even … Continued