Geriatrics Updates

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is ranked among the nation's best hospitals for geriatric care by U.S. News & World Report

The J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation promotes the health and independence of older adults by fostering multi-disciplinary collaboration in basic and clinical research, research training, professional education and community outreach. These programs bring together the talents of more than 89 faculty members from 22 departments, institutes and centers.

Aging research at Wake Forest Baptist is broad-based and well supported and includes more than 70 federally-funded investigator initiated grants and nine research training awards. 

Comprehensive Geriatric Clinical and Research Center 

The Sticht Center houses two major affiliate programs: 

The Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

The Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research

Intranasal Insulin Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease 

Suzanne Craft, PhD, professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine and research director of the J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging, recently received a $7.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to lead a multi-center study investigating the use of intranasal insulin in individuals with mild cognitive impairment or mild Alzheimer's dementia

Research Highlights

Richard Loeser Receives $1.9 Million NIH MERIT Award

Five Grants Awarded for Work in Geriatrics

Grant Funded Research Studies Listing

News Highlights

Internationally Renowned Alzheimer's Expert to Join Wake Forest Baptist Faculty

Maintaining Weight Loss As Important As Losing It for Older Women

Older Adults May Need More Vitamin D to Prevent Mobility Difficulties  

Advice About Aging: Keep Moving

Weight Regain After Loss Potentially Dangerous for Postmenopausal Women

Wake Forest Baptist Researcher Named to New CMS Advisory Group That Will Test New Models in Patient Care

 

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Ranked Nationally in Geriatrics

Ranked Nationally in Geriatrics

U.S. News & World Report ranks Wake Forest Baptist's Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine program among the best in the nation.

Last Updated: 02-04-2014
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