News and Announcements
Division of Geriatric Medicine has been awarded the Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists, and Behavioral and Mental Health Professionals Grant Program
With Dr. Diane Chau as Project Director. The 2.9 million dollar grant aims to retrain faculty in geriatric medicine with a focus in education, research, administration, and clinical care in a 200 hour CME program over 12 months + stipend. Eligible faculty include dental, medical, and behavioral/mental health. Please contact Dr. Chau for additional information or application.
Faculty Scholar Award
Dr. Diane Chau, Program Director of the Geriatrics Fellowship, was awarded the 2009 faculty scholar award at the Scholars in Aging Ceremony. Recipients must display distinguished leadership and active engagement in the advancement of geriatrics and gerontology. The Scholars in Aging Recognition Ceremony was held May 4, in the Joseph Crowley Student Union Ballroom. The event was a sponsored by the Sanford Center for Aging and the Gerontology Academic Program.
Dr. Diane Chau, Awarded the ADGAP Hartford Leadership Scholar 2007-2009, and HRSA Geriatric Academic Career Award continuation for 2010.
Dr. Neila Shumaker receives a Hospice & Palliative care Veteran Affairs development grant for VA HPM program 2009 - 2011.
PUBLICATIONS BY FELLOWS DURING TRAINING
Chau D. Blanchette P. Donepudi S. Dopf R. Assessing Decisional Capacity
in Older Adults. Chapter 10. Section 3. Case Based Geriatrics. Victor
Hirth Editor. McGrawHill. 2010.
AT Fulton, JR Kropf, AM Corcoran, Dchau, EH Castillo. Palliative Care
for Patients with Dementia in Long-Term Care. Clin Geriatr Med
NH Kim, GE Hoyek, Dchau. Long-Term Care of the Aging Population with
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Clin Geriatr Med
27(2011)291-300. Co-authors are trainees.
Christianne Bishop. Diane Chau. What Is Our Ethical Duty to Malingerers?
Ethical and Legal Issues in Long-Term Care. Annals of Long-Term Care.
November(2011)36-40. Co-author is trainee.
McGrawHill Geriatrics Text Book, Capacity chapter 9 by DChau, RDopf, SDonepudi, PBlanchette for 2010
DJoseph, SDonepudi, WYang, DChau. Colon Cancer Screening Disparities in Nevada. NPHA. 2009. www.nphaonline.org/documents/conf%2009%20docs/NPHA%2009%20Breakout%20Session%20Abstracts.pdf
KPhyu, HOo, DChau. A Case of Subclinical Vitamin D Deficiency. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Volume 10, Issue 3, Page B3 (March 2009)
Lwin Cho and Diane Chau. Pain Management in the Elderly. Family Practice Recertification. September 2007. Vol 29. No. 9 pages 19-26.
DL Chau, LM Cho, PG Jani, SStJeor. Individualizing Recommendations For Weight Management In The Elderly. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care January 2008, Volume 1, Issue 1
Chau DL, Cho LM, Pai L, VWalker. Opiates and their Side Effects. Clinical Intervention in Aging. June; 3(2): 273–278. 2008
Fellow Sreekanth Donepudi is participating with the NGEC on the following poster presentation for the Gerontological Society of America Meeting in Atlanta, GA:
P. Swager, P. Charles, D. Chau, and S. Donepudi
Creative Approaches to Provider Education for Healthy Aging:
Translating Retention of Information to Potential Outcomes
News & Announcements
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Geriatrics Grand Rounds
Aug. 21, 2012
Kevin Duff, PhD, ABPP
“Neuropsychological Assessment of Older Patients with Cognitive Impairments”