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Dr. Rui Xiao Awarded a 4-Year Grant From ACS

Dec 22nd, 2017

Cogratulations to Dr. Rui Xiao, for being awarded the highly competitive American Cancer Society (ACS) Research Scholar Grant. The ACS Research Scholar Grants support investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum. With […]

Geriatric Medicine at UF Health Shands Hospital Ranked Among Nation’s Best

Nov 30th, 2017

UF Health Shands is just one of 152 hospitals nationally of the 4,658 hospitals evaluated to be rated in at least one adult specialty by U.S. News. Along with geriatric […]

The Sandwich Generation

Nov 22nd, 2017

As our parents advance in age,an  increasing number of Americans are joining the “Sandwich Generation” by needing to care for their children and also for parents and grandparents..  

New Venue Opens for Geriatricians: the ACE Unit

Nov 3rd, 2017

We are happy to announce the launch of the new Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit, led by the UF College of Medicine’s Division of Geriatric Medicine with the […]


Exemplary Teacher Awards for Dr. Laurence Solberg and Dr. Shinichi Someya

Oct 18th, 2017

Congratulations to Laurence Solberg, M.D. and Shinichi Someya,, Ph.D. for being recognized  as 2017 Exemplary Teachers, for excellence in teaching medical students and residents at the University of Florida!

Dr. Mallory Otto

Dr. Mallory Otto, Featured in a Medical Spotlight on TV20

Oct 18th, 2017

Please watch this news segment where Dr. Otto is presenting our clinical programs and novel approaches to elderly-specific health issues such as falls.

Request for Pilot and Exploratory Study Proposals

Jul 31st, 2017

Request for Pilot and Exploratory Study Proposals from the University of Florida Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center focused on Mobility and Prevention of Disability ******Full Application due September […]

Dr. Sibille: 2017 UF Research Excellence Award

Jul 31st, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Kimberly Sibille for being the recipient of the 2017 UF Research Excellence Award!

Dr. Robert Mankowski, Assistant Professor of Aging and Geriatric Research.

Robert Mankowski, Ph.D. awarded AHA Fellowship

Jun 9th, 2017

Cogratulations to Dr. Robert Mankowski, for being awarded the American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship. This fellowship will support his research on how resveratrol (phenol present in red grapes, wine and […]