Gerontology and Geriatrics Faculty

Kaycee Michelle Sink, M.D., M.A.S.
Academic: 336-713-8558
Department: 336-713-8570
 
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, Fosinopril, Mortality, Amlodipine, Calcium Channel Blockers
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, Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone, Cognition Disorders, Hormones
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.

Research Interests

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

Research Interests

Muscle, Skeletal, Aging, Muscle Fibers, Skeletal, Calcium, Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Academic: 336-716-9820
Department: 336-716-9802
 
Jingzhong Ding, Ph.D.
Jingzhong Ding, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Adipose Tissue, Pericardium, Calcinosis, Atherosclerosis, Coronary Artery Disease
Academic: 336-713-8558
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
 
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

Auditory Perception, Attention, Aging, Visual Perception, Brain
Academic: 336-713-4190
Department: 336-713-4190
 
Timothy Michael Hughes, Ph.D.
Timothy Michael Hughes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Brain, Hydroxycholesterols, Alzheimer Disease, Cholesterol, Biological Transport
Academic: 336-713-3851
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Nahida Sultana Khan
Nahida Sultana Khan
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D.
Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Aging, Body Composition, Aged, Obesity, 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, Body Composition, Diet, Reducing, Weight Gain
Academic: 336-713-8116
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Tao Ma, Ph.D.
Academic: 336-713-3471
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Anthony J. Molina, Ph.D.
Anthony J. Molina, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Mitochondria, Insulin-Secreting Cells, Retina, Green Fluorescent Proteins, Skates (Fish)
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: 336-713-8584
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Snezana Petrovic, M.D.
Snezana Petrovic, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

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

Research Interests

Brain Neoplasms, Glioma, Radiosurgery, Supratentorial Neoplasms, Quality of Life
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

Models, Educational, Geriatrics, Education, Medical, Undergraduate, Respiratory Aspiration, Foreign Bodies
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

Cognition, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Brain, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Department: 336-713-8964
 
Tan Zhang
Tan Zhang
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Troponin T, Muscle, Skeletal, Aging, Cell Nucleus, Pericytes
Academic: 336-716-9820
Department: 336-716-6918
 

Quick Reference

Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

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Geriatric Clinic
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Geriatric Research
336-713-8539
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336-716-1034
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336-758-5061

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