Displaying items by tag: division of gerontology, geriatrics, and palliative care

Richard M. Allman, M.D., has been appointed chief consultant for Geriatrics and Extended Care Services for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington D.C.
A clinical review from geriatricians urges primary care physicians to take a more aggressive role in ascertaining the mobility of their older patients.
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D., associate director for enrichment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center, was unanimously awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section by the Gerontological Society of America.
The public debate, “High vs. Low Carbohydrate Diets for Cancer Control and Overall Health,” will take place  from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 27 at the UAB Alumni House.
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