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Guralnik, Jack, M.D.

Published: August 16th, 2012

Category: Courtesy Faculty, IOA Affiliate Members


Adjunct Professor


2004 Mowry Road
Gainesville, FL 32611




Departmental Affiliation

Institute on Aging


1968 B.S., Pennsylvania State University

1971 M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Five-year combined B.S./M.D. program

1982 M.P.H. (Epidemiology), University of California, Berkeley

1985 Ph.D. (Epidemiology), University of California, Berkeley; Dissertation: Determinants of Functional Health Status in the Elderly

2005 Doctor of Medicine (Honorary), University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

Other Training:

1971-1972 Internship in Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

1980-1982 Residency in General Preventive Medicine, State of California, Department of Health Services

1984-1987 Public Health Service Epidemiology Training Program


Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Professional Interests

Aging, physical functioning and disability in older persons, physical activity in older persons, demography of aging.