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Geriatric Medicine & Aging

Title:

Director, City of Hope Cancer and Aging Research Program
Associate Professor of Medical Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Pain in the Elderly
Side Effects of Chemotherapy in the Elder Patient

State: CA
Title:

Professor of Medicine & Chief
Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine
University at Buffalo

Lectures:

Osteoporosis: Falls and Fracture Prevention
Vitamin D: Skeletal Health and Beyond: A Stealthy Epidemic
Vitamin D: Beyond Skeletal Health – Implications for Frailty
Falls and Their Prevention: A Geriatrics Imperative
Optimizing Healthspan: Geriatric Syndromes, Frailty, and Sarcopenic-Obesity
Healthspan and Frailty: Bedside to Benchtop (and Back?)
Prolongevity Compounds, Sirtuins, and Aging: Bone and Beyond
Advances in the Treatment of Osteoporosis in the Gerontological Patient

State: NY
Title:

Chief, Geriatric Medicine, Jesse Brown VAMC
Vitoux Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Geriatric Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Lectures:

Biology of Aging and Longevity
Prescription for Living to 100
Falls in the Older Adult
Medical Management of Dementias
Acute Mental Status Changes in the Elderly
The Medical Home for Seniors
Assessment of the Older Adult Driver

State: IL
Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Lectures:

Communication about Pressure Ulcers – Improving Care and Reducing Risk
Frailty and Palliative Care
Physiologic Changes Associated with Aging

State: ny
Title:

Reynolds Professor and Chairman
Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine
The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Lectures:

Strategies of Fall Prevention in the Elderly
Current Concepts and Research in Geriatric Assessment
Geriatric Preventive Care
Gait and Balance Problems in the Elderly

State: OK
Title:

Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health
UCSD School of Medicine

Lectures:

Screening and Management of Age-Related Driving Impairments
Medical Conditions and Reporting Requirements for Driving Safety
Talking to Teens and Their Parents on How to Be Safe Behind the Wheel
Distracted Driving

Biography: Linda Hill, MD, MPH, currently holds the position of Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the UCSD School of Medicine and directs Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS). Her leadership provides direction for the program’s research, training, and services projects that aim to reduce injuries and deaths resulting from collisions. Her areas of interest include older drivers, fall prevention, teen drivers and distracted driving. With over 30 years as a practicing physician, she brings lessons from the community to her injury prevention activities. Dr. Hill imparts her expertise through public speaking engagements, publications and teaching. She is recognized nationally as a contributor to prevention research.
State: CA
Title:

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Immunotherapy for genitourinary cancer
Bladder Cancer Treatment
Prostate Cancer Treatment

State: CA
Title:

CEO and Founder of QK Consulting
Research Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

Lectures:

Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Reserve
Healthy Cognitive Aging: Tips for Middle-Aged and Older Adults
Lifestyle Interventions to Maintain Cognitive Function
Mindfulness and Aging
Effectiveness of Brain Training Programs and Brain Supplements
How Aging and Cognition Affect Airplane Pilot Performance

Biography: Dr. Quinn Kennedy earned a PhD in Psychology and completed postdoctoral training in Cognitive Aging, both at Stanford University. She has over 20 years of research experience in investigating factors that affect older adults’ decision making and performance. Her work has been published in peer reviewed publications including Psychological Science, Psychology of Aging, and Journals of Gerontology and presented at scientific conferences such as The Cognitive Aging Conference, Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference, and the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Conference. Dr. Kennedy is the recipient of the Richard Hamming Award for Interdisciplinary Research, the Margret M. Baltes Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Psychology of Aging, the National Science Foundation Minority Graduate Research Fellowship, and the National Institute of Health Research Minority Supplement Grant Award. Her research with the Stanford/VA Aviation Research Lab has informed public policy regarding the mandatory retirement age for commercial pilots as well as recommended guidelines for older pilots. With her collaborators, her work has been featured on Channel 2 news, APA Monitor, Aviation Week, NPR, The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Science. She is a member of the Adult Development and Aging Division of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the Gerontological Society of America, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Kennedy gives presentations and workshops in which she translates current scientific findings on adult aging into easy to understand concepts.
State: CA