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Dr. Shakira J. Grant selected for PRIDE cohort

May 2, 2022

Dr. Shakira J. Grant, an assistant professor in the Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Hematology, was recently selected for the 2022 Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) cohort.

UNC Geriatrics Clinic April 2022 Update

April 11, 2022

UNC Geriatrics is the largest older adult-focused primary care practice in the Triangle. Also, the past two years have been eventful for the clinic.

Center staff receive 2022 Staff Professional Development Grants

March 14, 2022

The UNC Center for Aging and Health is proud to recognize Tiffany Driesse, Jennifer Hubbard, and Angela Williamson as recipients of UNC School of Medicine Staff Professional Development Grants. The School of Medicine launched this pilot program as an additional resource for supporting ongoing staff development. These professional development grants cover Spring 2022 expenses related … Continued

Dr. John Batsis Joins NIH Study to Advance Precision Nutrition

February 9, 2022

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

Teepa Snow: What to prescribe after a dementia diagnosis

January 25, 2022

Occupational therapist Teepa Snow has made it her mission to show dementia in a positive light. “Dementia is a syndrome, not a single condition,” Teepa says. “It can be a primary or secondary issue, can happen at any age, and has many causes and forms.”

IPE Geriatrics Experience: a two-day event

January 31, 2019

To raise awareness of the need for interprofessional education (IPE) and its benefits for both providers and patients, UNC’s Center for Aging and Health and the Office for Interprofessional Education & Practice will jointly sponsor two days of collaborative IPE immersion with a geriatrics focus. Students and faculty from 10 disciplines will share best practices … Continued

Senior Mentor Program Luncheon

January 28, 2019

UNC School of Medicine and Division of Geriatric Medicine’s long-running Senior Mentor Program kicks off another semester with lunch for mentors and program participants.

IP Geriatrics Experience: a two-day event

January 24, 2019

To raise awareness of the need for interprofessional education (IPE) and its benefits for providers and patients, the Division of Geriatric Medicine and UNC’s Office for Interprofessional Education and Practice will jointly sponsor two days of collaborative IPE immersion with a geriatrics focus. Students should email Madeline Neal at mnneal@email.unc.edu or call 919-962-3535 by 1/15 … Continued

IPE Geriatrics Fellowship

January 14, 2019

IPE Geriatrics Fellow Beth Rosenberg will present on “Cardiovascular Aging and Disease.” The IPE Geriatrics Fellowship is a part of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) UNC Carolina Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement (CGWEP) program to increase rural and / or underserved clinical sites’ abilities to manage older patients’ comprehensive health care using an interprofessional team … Continued

Dr. Adrian Austin’s Delirium Research

December 5, 2018

“In my residency, I had a lot of critical care and geriatrics time. Many patients were delirious, and it complicated the management of just about everything. I started thinking about delirium and what we should be doing about it. Back then, people didn’t call it delirium. Patients were just ‘confused.’ Well, why is everybody confused?” Read more