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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.

Niznik accepted as one of 12 AGING Initiative MCCs Scholars

February 18, 2022

Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD was recently accepted into the AGING Initiative MCCs Scholars Program. As one of twelve MCCs Scholars, Dr. Niznik will attend an in-person workshop in Washington D.C. this spring. In addition, he will attend 6 webinars during his scholarship year.

Dr. John Batsis Joins NIH Study to Advance Precision Nutrition

February 7, 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).

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.”

Dr. Tiffany Long: A Journey into Geriatrics

December 10, 2021

Tiffany Long, MD is a graduate of the UNC School of Medicine. As a med student, she received the 2018 Salber-Phillips Award. Currently, she is a 2021-2022 UNC Geriatric Fellow. Tiffany’s journey into geriatrics started in medical school, where she was exposed to geriatric medicine and fell in love with the patient population. Meeting Fascinating … Continued