The International Neuropalliative Care Society (INPCS) honored Laura Hanson MD, MPH with its Outstanding Scientific Contribution Award. The November 2022 award recognized Dr. Hanson’s research in dementia palliative care. In addition, UNC Neurocritical Care faculty member Winnie Lau, MD received an INPCS seed funding award at this meeting.
Recently, UNC Geriatric Medicine personnel attended the annual Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting, GAS22. Held from November 2-6 in Indianapolis, IN, GSA22’s theme was Embracing our Diversity, Enriching our Discovery, Reimagining Aging. Division Chief Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead was joined at the conference by Dr. John Batsis (Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine; Associate … Continued
In a recent special article in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, John A. Batsis, MD (Associate Professor, UNC Division of Geriatric Medicine) and Patrick P Coll, MD (Medical Director for Senior Health and Associate Director for Clinical Geriatrics at the UConn Center on Aging at UConn Health), and colleagues reviewed the need to redesign Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits.
Since 2010, the UNC Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR)* Program, led by PI, Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, has welcomed 148 medical and osteopathic students to Chapel Hill. These students all came to gain experience in aging-related research. Students are paired with an UNC faculty mentor that currently has funding in an aging-related research area. … Continued