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Integrating Geriatrics into the Specialties of Internal Medicine: Moving Forward from Awareness to Action

a MiCDA Research Project Description

Investigators: Jeffrey Halter

Funding (subcontract): John A. Hartford Foundation, 2011-2014 (2010-0143)

Dr. Halter is a renowned leader in the fields of geriatrics and endocrinology. He will assist Dr. High with the overall direction of this project paying particular attention to the meetings among the specialty societies, AGS, the NIA, and the other institutes of the NIH. In addition to attending the meetings, Dr. Halter will play a vital role in identifying and attracting appropriate geriatrics researchers to these events. Dr. Halter will also provide an important link to the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation funded resources relevant to this effort. Dr. Halter has a unique role as a leader in geriatrics that complements Dr. High?s role in specialty medicine.

Research Signature Theme:

Health and well-being in later life: Chronic Disease