Advances in Aging Lecture Series – 'Aging for Life and the University of Arizona'
The Advances in Aging Lecture Series is hosted by the UA Center on Aging Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program in conjunction with the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, the Department of Medicine and the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. It also serves as the grand rounds lectures for the division. For the full list of lectures in this series, please click here.
Topic: "Aging for Life and the University of Arizona"
Speaker: Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D., UA professor of pharmacology and neurology, world-renowned researcher on Alzheimer's disease, and director of the UA Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science
The objective of the lecture is to gain recognition and understanding that:
- Aging is a series of transition states.
- Transition states are unstable and modifiable.
- Aging is personal.
- Modifying the aging process will require a precision medicine approach.
Target audience: Physicians, nurses, social workers, other health care professionals and interested community members.
A light lunch will be served.
Continuing medical education credit
This lecture offers continuing medical education credit from the College of Medicine – Tucson.
Accreditation statement: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The college designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure statement: All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the continuing medical education office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this continuing medical education activity.
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