Geriatric Medicine News and Events

PA Legislation to Address COVID-19 In Nursing Facilities

Department of Medicine clinical leaders Dr. David Nace, Dr. Mark Gladwin, Deborah Brodine, and Nicole Fedeli assisted Governor Tom Wolf with recent legislation that addresses outbreaks of COVID-19 in nursing home facilities. The legislation provides $350 million for...

Our Geriatric Medicine Best Docs 2019-2020

Pittsburgh Magazine has released their 2019-2020 Best Docs list.  Congratulations to our Geriatric Medicine doctors! Daniel Forman, MD Shuja Hassan, MD David Nace, MD, MPH Elizabeth O'Keefe, MD David Pasquale, DO Neil Resnick, MD Eric Rodriguez, MD, MPH Fred Rubin, MD...

VIDEO: Pitt AGS Student Chapter Addresses Ageism and COVID-19

Members of our American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Student Chapter at Pitt created the video below, recognizing the tremendous challenges our health system now faces combating COVID-19 and related ageism.That video by our student chapter was outstanding and heartfelt....

Study by Drs. Weiner and Rossi suggests benefits of Aging Back Clinics

A study by Drs. Debra Weiner and Michelle Rossi suggests that use Aging Back Clinics (ABC) for older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) may reduce both pain and exposure to other potential morbidity. Weiner DK, Gentili A, Rossi M, et al. Aging Back Clinics—a...

Dr. Aditi Gurkar presents at TEDxPittsburghWomen

Dr. Aditi Gurkar presents at TEDxPittsburghWomen

Aditi Gurkar, PhD, presented "The Science Behind the Future of Aging" at the TEDxPittsburghWomen event on December 6, 2019.  Watch and listen to her talk below.  Dr. Gurkar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, and a Principal...

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