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Gerontology and Geriatrics Faculty

Kaycee Michelle Sink, M.D., M.A.S.
Academic: 336-713-8558
Department: 336-713-8560
 
Bilal Ahmad, M.B.B.S.
Academic: 336-713-8250
Department: 336-713-8570
 
William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP
William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP

Research Interests

Hypertension, Antihypertensive Agents, Geriatrics, Blood Pressure, Aged
Academic: 336-713-8548
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Hal Huntley Atkinson, M.D.
Hal Huntley Atkinson, M.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Models, Educational, Gait, Cognition, Geriatric Assessment, Aging
Academic: 336-713-8564
Department: 336-713-8584
 
Laura D. Baker, Ph.D.
Laura D. Baker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease, Insulin, Apolipoprotein E4, Neuropsychological Tests, Hypoglycemic Agents
Academic: 336-713-8830
Department: 336-713-8831
 
Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.
Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Exercise, Adipose Tissue, Pericardium, Scavenger Receptors, Class E, Aging
Academic: 336-713-8558
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Kathryn E. Callahan, M.D.
Kathryn E. Callahan, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Geriatrics, Curriculum, Fellowships and Scholarships, Health Services for the Aged, Patient-Centered Care
Academic: 336-713-8583
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Suzanne Craft, Ph.D.
Suzanne Craft, Ph.D.
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Ctr for Vaccines at Extremes

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease, Insulin, Insulin Resistance, Hypoglycemic Agents, Cognition Disorders
Academic: 336-713-8830
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Osvaldo Delbono, M.D., Ph.D.
Osvaldo Delbono, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Interests

Muscle, Skeletal, Aging, Calcium, Muscle Fibers, Skeletal, Calcium Channels, L-Type
Academic: 336-716-8590
Department: 336-716-9802
 
Jingzhong Ding, Ph.D.
Jingzhong Ding, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Ctr for Vaccines at Extremes

Research Interests

Adipose Tissue, Pericardium, Aging, Monocytes, Calcinosis
Academic: 336-713-8570
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Jennifer Gabbard, M.D.
Department: 336-713-8570
 
William R. Hazzard, M.D.
Academic: 336-713-8548
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Siobhan Marie Hoscheidt
Siobhan Marie Hoscheidt
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Recognition (Psychology), Emotions, Brain Mapping, Hippocampus, Stress, Psychological
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Denise Kathryn Houston, Ph.D.
Denise Kathryn Houston, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Vitamin D, Vitamin D Deficiency, Obesity, Body Composition, Aging
Academic: 336-713-8558
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Christina Elizabeth Hugenschmidt, Ph.D.
Christina Elizabeth Hugenschmidt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Cognition Disorders, Brain, Cognition, Auditory Perception
Academic: 336-713-4190
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Timothy Michael Hughes, Ph.D.
Academic: 336-713-3851
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Christopher A. Jones
Academic: 336-713-7039
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D.
Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D.
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Ctr for Vaccines at Extremes

Research Interests

Aging, Body Composition, Aged, Mobility Limitation, Female
Academic: 336-713-8548
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Mary F. Lyles, M.D.
Mary F. Lyles, M.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Weight Loss, Obesity, Resistance Training, Body Composition, Exercise
Academic: 336-713-8116
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Tao Ma, Ph.D.
Tao Ma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease, Neuronal Plasticity, Hippocampus, Memory Disorders, Synapses
Academic: 336-713-3471
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Anthony J. Molina, Ph.D.
Anthony J. Molina, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr

Research Interests

Mitochondria, Leukocytes, Mononuclear, Mitochondria, Muscle, Oxygen Consumption, Muscle, Skeletal
Academic: 336-713-8584
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Barbara Nicklas, Ph.D.
Barbara Nicklas, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Sticht Center on Aging

Research Interests

Obesity, Weight Loss, Body Composition, Exercise, Inflammation
Academic: 336-713-8570
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Snezana Petrovic, M.D.
Snezana Petrovic, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Antiporters, Kidney Tubules, Collecting, Chloride-Bicarbonate Antiporters, Kidney Tubules, Proximal, Acid-Base Equilibrium
Academic: 336-716-8506
Department: 336-713-7213
 
Edward G. Shaw, M.D.
Edward G. Shaw, M.D.

Research Interests

Brain Neoplasms, Radiosurgery, Glioma, Oligodendroglioma, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Academic: 336-713-3600
Department: 336-713-3600
 
Jamehl Demons Shegog, M.D.
Jamehl Demons Shegog, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Diet, Reducing, Weight Loss, Exercise, Obesity, Postmenopause
Academic: 336-713-8116
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.
Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Pressure Ulcer, Models, Educational, Geriatrics, Education, Medical, Undergraduate, Phosphoric Diester Hydrolases
Academic: 336-713-8964
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Jeff D. Williamson, M.D.
Jeff D. Williamson, M.D.
Interim Chair, Internal Medicine
Program Director, Sticht Center on Aging

Research Interests

Hypertension, Antihypertensive Agents, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Cognition, Brain
Department: 336-713-8964
 
Mia Yang
Academic: 336-713-8153
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Tan Zhang
Tan Zhang
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Muscle, Skeletal, Pericytes, Troponin T, Laryngeal Muscles, Aging
Academic: 336-716-9820
Department: 336-716-6918
 
Rachel Patricia Zimmer
Academic: 336-713-8570
Department: 336-713-8570
 

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