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Gerontology and Geriatrics Faculty

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, Blood Pressure, Geriatrics, Diuretics
Academic: 336-713-8548
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Hal Huntley Atkinson, M.D.
Hal Huntley Atkinson, M.D.

Research Interests

Accidental Falls, Education, Medical, Undergraduate, Models, Educational, Gait, Geriatrics
Academic: 336-716-9106
Department: 336-716-9106
 
Laura D. Baker, Ph.D.
Laura D. Baker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease, Cognition, Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone, Insulin, Hormones
Academic: 336-713-8830
Department: 336-713-8831
 
Gretchen A. Brenes, Ph.D.
Gretchen A. Brenes, Ph.D.
Gretchen A. Brenes, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Anxiety Disorders, Cognitive Therapy, Telephone, Anxiety, Depression
Academic: 336-716-1103
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.
Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Exercise, Aging, Caloric Restriction, Adipose Tissue, Pericardium
Academic: 336-713-8558
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Kathryn E. Callahan, M.D.
Kathryn E. Callahan, M.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Healthcare Innovations

Research Interests

Geriatrics, Patient Readmission, Internal Medicine, Continuity of Patient Care, Quality of Health Care
Academic: 336-713-8583
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Suzanne Craft, Ph.D.
Suzanne Craft, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease, Insulin, Insulin Resistance, Cognition Disorders, Hypoglycemic Agents
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, Calcinosis, Atherosclerosis, Coronary Artery Disease
Academic: 336-713-8570
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Abbie Connoy Eaton, D.Phil.
Abbie Connoy Eaton, D.Phil.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Anti-HIV Agents, Liver Cirrhosis, Hepatitis C, Chronic, HIV Infections, Arachidonic Acid
Academic: 336-716-0650
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Carl Robert Grey
Carl Robert Grey
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Sticht Center on Aging, Healthcare Innovations
Department: 336-713-8570
 
William R. Hazzard, M.D.
Academic: 336-713-8570
Department: 336-716-0967
 
Siobhan Marie Hoscheidt
Siobhan Marie Hoscheidt
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Insulin Resistance, Alzheimer Disease, Recognition (Psychology), Emotions, Cerebral Arteries
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, Mobility Limitation, 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

Cognition Disorders, Brain, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Aging, Cognition
Academic: 336-713-4190
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Timothy Michael Hughes, Ph.D.
Timothy Michael Hughes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Brain, Alzheimer Disease, Dementia, Hydroxycholesterols, Disease Progression
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.

Research Interests

Aging, Body Composition, Aged, Mobility Limitation, Female
Academic: 336-713-8548
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Samuel Neal Lockhart, Ph.D.
Samuel Neal Lockhart, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

tau Proteins, Aging, Brain, Positron-Emission Tomography, Alzheimer Disease
Department: 336-716-8145
 
Mary F. Lyles, M.D.
Mary F. Lyles, M.D.

Research Interests

Weight Loss, Obesity, Resistance Training, Overweight, 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, Synapses, Memory Disorders
Academic: 336-716-4981
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Shannon Lynn Macauley-Rambach
Shannon Lynn Macauley-Rambach
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses, Thiolester Hydrolases, Alzheimer Disease, Lysosomal Storage Diseases, Bone Marrow Transplantation
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Anthony J. Molina, Ph.D.
Anthony J. Molina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Mitochondria, Muscle, Mitochondria, Oxygen Consumption, Energy Metabolism, Leukocytes, Mononuclear
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, Exercise, Body Composition, Inflammation
Academic: 336-713-8570
Department: 336-713-8569
 
Snezana Petrovic, M.D.
Snezana Petrovic, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr

Research Interests

Kidney Tubules, Collecting, Antiporters, Acid-Base Equilibrium, Chloride-Bicarbonate Antiporters, Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled
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, Cognition Disorders
Academic: 336-716-1034
Department: 336-716-1034
 
Jamehl Demons Shegog, M.D.
Jamehl Demons Shegog, M.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Diet, Reducing, Weight Loss, Exercise, Postmenopause, Adipokines
Academic: 336-713-8116
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Jantira Tara Thomas
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.
Franklin Shields Watkins, M.D.
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Geriatrics, Education, Medical, Undergraduate, Food Services, Pressure Ulcer, Accidental Falls
Academic: 336-713-8964
Department: 336-713-8570
 
Jeff D. Williamson, M.D.
Jeff D. Williamson, M.D.
Program Director, Sticht Center on Aging
Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Ctr for Vaccines at Extremes

Research Interests

Hypertension, Antihypertensive Agents, Cognition, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Cognition Disorders
Department: 336-713-8964
 
Richard J. Wyderski, MD,MMM,FACP
Richard J. Wyderski, MD,MMM,FACP
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Metoclopramide, Lysine, Aspirin, Migraine Disorders, Analgesics
Academic: 336-998-2853
Department: 336-998-2853
 
Mia Yang
Mia Yang
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Death, Physician's Role, Death Certificates, Coroners and Medical Examiners, Autopsy
Academic: 336-713-8153
Department: 336-713-8583
 
Tan Zhang
Tan Zhang
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Troponin T, Muscle, Skeletal, Calcium Channels, L-Type, MicroRNAs, Aging
Academic: 336-716-9820
Department: 336-716-6918
 

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Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

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336-713-8570
Geriatric Clinic
336-713-8250
Geriatric Research
336-713-8539
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336-716-1034
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336-758-5061

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