Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD
M. Andrew Greganti Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Aging and Health
Areas of Interest
Geriatric syndromes including urinary & fecal incontinence; Memory disorders; Falls; Functional decline; Polypharmacy; Complex disease.
Dr. Busby-Whitehead is committed to the preservation and improvement of patient health through research and to funded programs that serve to develop an increase the reach of geriatric education and training of physicians and healthcare professionals in the field of aging. Her research in aging includes preserving musculoskeletal health, mitigating falls in older adults, assessment of racial disparities regarding treatment of urinary incontinence in Southeastern United States nursing homes, and developing & testing a treatment program for fecal incontinence in frail elders.
Rice University and Baylor University
University of Texas Medical Branch
John Sealy Hospital
Veterans Administration Medical Center
National Institute on Aging