Conferences

Archives

Below is the list of past topics and presenters for Grand Rounds, Research Conferences, and Journal Club.

Grand Rounds 2014-2015

July 4, 2014

"No Geriatric Grand Rounds: July 4th"

July 18, 2013

 

Journal Club 2014-2015

July 11, 2014


Research Conference 2014-2015

July 25, 2014


Grand Rounds 2013-2014

July 5, 2013

"No Geriatric Grand Rounds: July 4th"

July 19, 2013

"Treatment of Hypertension in Older Adults: Aggressive or Lenient?"
Itamar B. Abrass, MD
Emeritus Professor
Thuan D. Ong, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 2, 2013

"Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly: How to Reduce Suffering."
Kathryn Treit, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Nephrology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 16, 2013

"Rheumatology Update for the Geriatrician."
Gregory C. Gardner, MD
Professor

Division of Rheumatology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 30, 2013

"Osteoporosis in Men: Not Just a Problem in Post-Menopausal Women."
Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD
Professor & Acting Division Head

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 6, 2013

"Can We Cure Alzheimer's Disease by 2025?"
Angela J. Hanson, MD
Senior Fellow/Senior Fellow Trainee/Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 20, 2013

"Management of Chronic Non-Malignant Pain."
David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 4, 2013

"Rollin' Stones - Aging with SCI."
Jelena N. Svircev, MD
Assistant Professor

Depart of Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 18, 2013

"Patient (and Caregiver) Suffering."
Robert A. Pearlman, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 1, 2013

"Diabetes in Older Adults: The American Diabetes Association (ADA)/American Geriatrics Society (AGS)."
Deborah L. Huang, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 15, 2013

"Intranasal Insulin in Alzheimer's Disease: Mechanisms.
William A. Banks, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 29, 2013

"No Geriatric Grand Rounds: Thanksgiving."

December 6, 2013

"Best Evidence and Alerts: Update from the Health Sciences Library.
Sherry A. Dodson, BA, MLS
Clinical Librarian

Health Sciences Library
University of Washington
University Libraries

December 20, 2013

"No Geriatric Grand Rounds: Christmas."

January 3, 2014

"An Update on ACE Units."
Lee D. Burnside, MD
Clinical Assistant

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

January 17, 2014

"Is Granny Safe? Elder Abuse: A Public Health Concern."
Kayla I. Brodkin, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

January 31, 2014

"Preparing Geriatrics for the ACGME Milestones: Evaluation Innovations."
Katherine A. Bennett, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

February 7, 2014

"Palliative Care in Alzheimer's Dementia."
Lianne (Annie) A. Hirano, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

February 21, 2014

"Culture Transformation in the Nursing Home: Where are we in 2014?"
Sharon Falzgraf, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

March 7, 2014

"Cytomegalovirus and the Aging of the Immune System: A Multidisciplinary Perspective."
Benjamin Zaniello, MD
Senior Fellow

Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

March 21, 2014

"Current Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA): Just Because We Can, Should We?"
Nam Tran, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Department of Surgery
University of Washington/School of Medicine

April 4, 2014

"Lets Build HealthCareFacilities for Seniors. In China."
Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

April 18, 2014

"Dementia-Friendly Seattle: Community-Based Engagement Programs All Around Us."
Jenny H. Roraback-Carson, MD
Clinical Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

May 2, 2014

"Improving Primary Care of Older Adults."
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

May 16, 2014

"No Geriatric Grand Rounds: AGS Conference, Orlando FL"

May 30, 2014

"Documentation Integrity as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Moves From Volume to Value."
John S. Bramhall, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (HMC)
University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 6, 2014

"Understanding Pathways of Aging: Interventions to Prevent Age-Related Diseases and Improve Lifespan."
Joe C. Huang, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 20, 2014

"Putting Fingers to the Source: Myofascial Pain, the Unidentified Syndrome in Geriatric Pain."
Katherine (Kay) C. Ritchey, DO
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

Journal Club 2013-2014

July 12, 2013

"Effect of Age, Tumor Risk, and Comorbidity on Competing Risks for Survival in a U.S. Population-Based Cohort of Men With Prostate Cancer."
And

"Observation Versus Initial Treatment for Men With Localized, Low-Risk Prostate Cancer."
Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 9, 2013

"Family Presence During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation."
And Editorial:
"Weighing the Benefits and Burdens of Witnessed Resuscitation."
Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 13, 2013 "Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration and Risk for Major Clinical disease Events in a Community-Based Population of Older Adults."
Itamar B. Abrass, MD
Emeritus Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
October 11, 2013 "Wisconsin Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) to Improve Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Randomized, Double-Blind Trial, N07C2."
Thuan D. Ong, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
November 8, 2013 "Ethics in Health Care: Benefits Above and Beyond "Doing the Right Thing."
Robert A. Pearlman, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
December 13, 2013 "Predictive Value of the HAS-BLED and ATRIA Bleeding Scores for the Risk of Serious Bleeding in a "Real-World" Population With Atrial Fibrillation Receiving Anticoagulant Therapy."
Katherine A. Bennett, MD
Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
January 10, 2014 "Immune Senescence and Cancer in Elderly Patients: Results from an Exploratory Study."
Joe C. Huang, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
February 14, 2014 "Effect of Vitamin E and Memantine on Functional Decline in Alzheimer's Disease: The TEAM-AD VA Cooperative Randomized Trial."
Katherine (Kay) C. Ritchey, DO
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
March 14, 2014

"Continuity of Care and the Risk of Preventable Hospitalization in Older Adults."
Supplemental Commentary: "How Primary care Practices Can Improve Continuity of Care."
Lauren E. Carpenter, MD
Clinical Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

April 11, 2014 "Functional Decline in Older Patients With Cancer Receiving First-Line Chemotherapy."
David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
May 9, 2014

"A Controlled Evaluation of Comprehensive Geriatric
Assessment in the Emergency Department:
The "Emergency Frailty Unit."
Jenny H. Roraback-Carson, MD
Clinical Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 13, 2014

"The CAM-S Development and Validation of a New Scoring System for Delirium Severity in 2 Cohorts."
Editorial: Delirium Severity in the Hospitalized patient: Time to Pay Attention."
"Delirium Assessment with Quantification."
Lianne A. Hirano, MD
Actor Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine

Research 2013-2014

July 26, 2013

CANCELED

August 23, 2013

"Dementia and Preventable Hospitalizations."
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)

September 27, 2013 "Trauma Recidivism in Community Dwelling Elders: Focus on Falls and EMS Utilization."
Carly Miller, MD
Graduate Student
Department of Epidemiology
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)
October 25, 2013

"IL-15, Aging, and the Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise."
LeBris (Lee) S. Quinn, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)

November 22, 2013 "RNA-Splicing to Abrogate Response to Treatment in Prostate Cancer."
Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)
December 27, 2013 "No Research Conference: Christman."
January 24, 2014 "Use of Bioscaffolds to Study Release from Tumor Dormancy in Prostate Cancer."
Cynthia C.T. Sprenger, PhD
Research Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)
February 28, 2014 "Will Apolipoprotein E (APOE) Lipidation Become a Viable Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Therapy?"
Angela J. Hanson, MD
Senior Fellow/Senior Fellow Trainee/Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)
March 28, 2014 "Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults: The SOARING Project."
Anne M. Turner, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Services
School of Public Health
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)
April 25, 2014 "Examining Cytokine Elaboration and Gene Expression in Older Adults with Acute Myeoid Leukemia."
Joe C. Huang, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)
May 23, 2014 "Safe at Home: The Identification of Home Hazards in Veteran Homes with Digital Photos."
Katherine (Kay) c. Ritchey, DO
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)
June 27, 2014 "Role of the Kinase CDC7 in ALS: Insights from Simple Models."
Nicole Liachko, PhD
Senior Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 812 A/B (GRECC Conference Room)

Grand Rounds 2012-2013

July 6, 2012

"Choosing Wisely: What Geriatrics? An Interactive Discussion."
Itamar B. Abrass, MD
Emeritus Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

July 20, 2012

"Diagnosis and Management of Hypogonadism in Older Men."
Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 3, 2012

"Preventing Falls in Hospitals."
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 17, 2012

"Analytics in the Coming Decade, Applications in Geriatrics."
David R. Munoz, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

ARCMUNOZ, PLLC

Consultative Practice

2918 N. Alder St.

Tacoma, WA 98407

August 31, 2012

Implementing an Evidence Based Program: The PEARLS Experience."
Mark B. Snowden, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 7, 2012

"Diarrhea in the Elderly."
Anita Afzali, MD

Acting Instructor

Division of Gastroenterology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 21, 2012

"Clinical and Conceptual Aspects of Aging Nephropathy."
Christine K. Abrass, MD
Emeritus Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 5, 2012

"Palliative Sedation: A Treatment of Last Resort."
David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 19, 2012

"Cognition and Alzheimer's Disease: Potential Role of Hormone Therapy in Recently Menopausal Women."
Sanjay Asthana, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine

Section Head, Geriatrics and Gerontology

Director, Geriatric Research, Education

and Clinical Center (GRECC)

Associate Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute

November 2, 2012

"Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Hearing Loss."
Thomas Rees, PhD

Associate Professor

Michelle Quinn, Au.D.

Certified Audiologist

Department of Otolaryngology

Harborview Medical Center

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 16, 2012

"Does Anesthetic Management Effect Wound Healing in the Aged?"
Itay Bentov, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Harborview Medical Center

University of Washington / Health System

November 30, 2012

"Vestibular Rehabilitation."
Kristin Kaupang, PT, NCS

Physical Therapist

Rehab Therapies

Comprehensive Outpatient Rehab Program (CORP)

Harborview Medical Center (HMC)

December 7, 2012

"The Changing Face of Graduate Medical Education: Implications for Geriatric Medicine."
Katherine A. Bennett, MD

Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

December 21, 2012

"Peripheral Vascular Disease and the Frail Elder."
May J. Reed, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

Journal Club 2012-2013

July 13, 2012

"Cancer Screening in Older Adults: A Framework for Individualized Decision Making."
Louise C. Walter, MD
Human Professor of medicine (Geriatrics)

Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Division of Geriatrics

University of California, San Francisco

4150 Clement Floor

Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor

UCSF Box VA-181G

San Francisco, CA 94121

August 10, 2012

"Adverse Outcomes after Hospitalization and Delirium in Persons with Alzheimer Disease."
Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 14, 2012

"A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Goals-of-Care Video for Elderly Patients Admitted to Skilled Nursing Facilities."
Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 12, 2012

"One Size May Not Fit All: The Interaction of APOE Dietary Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Diease."
Angela J. Hanson, MD

Senior Fellow/Senior Fellow Trainee

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 9, 2012

"Does This Patient Have Medical Decision-Making Capacity?"
Robert A. Pearlman, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

December 14, 2012

"Adult Day Health Center Participation and Health-Related Quality of Life."
Jenny H. Roraback-Carson, MD

Clinical Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

Research 2012-2013

July 27, 2012

"Functional Testing Using Grip Strength and Application to Clinical Scenarios."
Cindy Sayre, MN, ARNP (EP Mentee)

Director, Professional Practice

& Patient and Family Center Care

University of Washington/School of Medicine
Maleng Bldg, conference Rooms 111/112

August 24, 2012

"Beyond the Wrinkles and Toward a Better Understanding of Hyaluronan and Aging."
May J. Reed, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine
VA, Building 1, Room 236

September 28, 2012

"The use of a novel bioscaffold as a tool to study tumor dormancy in prostate cancer."
Cynthia Sprenger, PhD

Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

VA, Building 1, Room 236

October 26, 2012

"Neurodegeneration: From Worm to Human (and back again?)"
Brian C. Kraemer, PhD

Researcj Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

VA, Building 1, Room 236

November 23, 2012

"Thanksgiving"
No Research Conference

December 28, 2012

"Christmas "
No Research Conference

Grand Rounds 2011-2012

July 15, 2011

"Vertebral Augmentation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly."
Michael Gofeld, MD
Assistant Professor

Department of anesthesiology &

Pain Medicine and Neurological Surgery

University of Washington/School of Medicine

July 29, 2011

"The Dynamics of Pain and Depression in Older Adults."
Stephen M. Thielke, MD
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington/School of Medicine
Harborview Hall Bldg., Auditorium A

August 5, 2011

"Difficult Cases in clinical Geriatrics."
Angela J. Hanson, MD
Senior Fellow / Senior Fellow Trainee

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 19, 2011

"Transport of Gastrointestinal Hormones Across the Blood-brain Barrier: Implications for energy Expenditure and Cognition."
William A. Banks, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 2, 2011

"Aging Skin and the 7-year Itch."
James C. Vary, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Dermatology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 30, 2011

"Postural Instability and Falls Associated with Peripheral Neuropathy."
Arthur A. Rodriquez, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 7, 2011

"Understanding Cataract Surgery: A Guide for Geriatric Physicians."
Thellea Leveque, MD
Acting Assistant Professor

Department of Ophthalmology

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 21, 2011

"Sleepless in Senescence: Concepts in the Evaluation and Treatment of Insomnia in the Aged."
Christopher C. Bundy, MD
Acting Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 4, 2011

"Rules for Rounding on Hospitalized Elderly."
Jeffrey I. Wallace, MD
Professor

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)

12631 E. 17th Avenue, Room 8111

Box B179

Aurora, CO 80045-2527

November 18, 2011

"Anemia in the Elderly."
Robert E. Richard, MD
Associate Professor

Director, Hematology

Division of Hematology

University of Washington/School of Medicine

December 2, 2011

"Neuropathology of Common Dementing Illnesses."
Joshua A. Sonnen, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Neuropathology

Department of Pathology

University of Washington/School of Medicine

December 16, 2011

"ECT for Geriatric Patients."
Anna Borisovskaya, MD
Acting Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington/School of Medicine

VA Puget Sound Health System

December 30, 2011

No Grand Rounds
"Happy New Year"

January 6, 2012

"Suicide in Geriatric Patients."
Thuan D. Ong, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Mediicne

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

January 20, 2012

Canceled due to snow storm (UW closed)

February 3, 2012

"Long Term Bisphosphonate Use."
Susan Ott, MD
Professor of Medicine

Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

February 17, 2012

"Aging and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities."
Kathleen C. Watson, PhD, RN
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

School of Nursing

University of Washington/School of Medicine

March 2, 2012

"The New Era of Oral antithrombotic Therapy."
Ann K. Wittkowsky, PharmD, CACP, FASHP, FCCP
Clinical Professor

School of Pharmacy

University of Washington/School of Medicine

March 16, 2012

"ICU Outcomes Elderly."
Catherine (Terri) Hough, MD, MSC
Associate Professor

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

March 30, 2012

"Preventive Care."
May J. Reed, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

April 6, 2012

"Nutrition and Frailty."
Karen Conger, MS, RD
Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator

Department of Nutrition

University of Washington/School of Medicine

April 20, 2012

"Palliative Care Screening in the UWMC MICU."
Stuart J. Farber, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

May 4, 2012

No Grand Rounds (AGS)

May 18, 2012

"Update in Rheumatology for Geriatrician."
Gregory C. Gardner, MD
Professor

Division of Rheumatology

University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 1, 2012

"here:now - Arts Engagement for Individuals Living with Dementia."
Lee D. Burnside, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 15, 2012

"Burns in Older Adults."
Tam N. Pham, MD
AssistantProfessor

Department of Surgery

Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burns

Harborview Medical Center

University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 29, 2012

"The Case for Neuromodulation in Overactive Bladder Management."
Michael F. Fialkow, MD
AssistantProfessor

Division of Urogynecology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Washington/School of Medicine

Journal Club 2011-2012

July 8, 2011

"Long-term Survival of Adult trauma Patients."
and
"A National Evaluation of the Effect of Trauma-Center Care on Mortality."
Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 12, 2011

"Clinical Features of 8295 Patients With Resistant Hypertension classified on the Basis of Ambulatory blood Pressure Monitoring." (Primary)
and
"Measuring Blood Pressure for Decision Making and Quality Reporting: Where and How Many Measure?" (Secondary)
Thuan D. Ong, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 9, 2011

"Causes and Effects of Surgical Delay in Patients With Hip Fracture."
and
"Hip Fracture: A Complex Illness Among Complex Patients."
Katherine Bennett, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 14, 2011

"Living and dying with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: multi-perspective longitudinal qualitative study."
David A. Gruenewald, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 11, 2011

No Journal Club
"Veterans Day"

December 9, 2011

"Prostate Cancer Trial Stopped as MDV3100 Improves Survival."
and
"Clearance of p16ink4a-positive senescent cells delays ageing-associated disorders."
"The changing therapeutic landscape of castration-resistant prostate cancer."
and
"Abiraterone and Increased Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer."
Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

January 13, 2012

"Vascular Care in Patients With alzheimer Disease With Cerebrovascular Lesions slows Progression of White Matter Lesions on MRI: The Evaluation of Vascular Care in Alzheimer's Disease (EVA) Study."
Angela Hanson, MD
Senior Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

February 10, 2012

"Potentially Inappropriate Medications Defined by STOPP Criteria and the Risk of Adverse Drug Events in Older Hospitalized Patients."
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

March 9, 2012

"Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults admitted to hospital: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials."
Lee D. Burnside, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

April 13, 2012

"The Task Force for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)."
Citations:
Evaluation of risk stratification schemes for ischaemic stroke and bleeding in 182,678 patients with atrial fibrillation: the Swedish Atrial Fibrillation cohort study."
and
"Validation of risk stratification schemes for predicting stroke and thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation: nationwide cohort study."
Kayla I. Brodkin, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

May 11, 2012

"Donepezil and Memantine for Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease."
Thuan D. Ong, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 8, 2012

"Building an Aging Research Program.."
Thomas M. Gill, MD
Humana Professor Medicine (Geriatrics)

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Disease)

and Investigative Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

Adler Geriatric Center

20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510

Research Conference 2011-2012

July 22, 2011

"Coordinating Care for Falls via Emergency responders."
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Surgery

Division of Gerontolgoy & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

August 26, 2011

"What do the New Treatments for Prostate Cancer Mean for our Patients and Bank Accounts."
Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

September 23, 2011

"How High Fat Diets Might Worsen Alzheimer's Disease."
Angela Hanson, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 28, 2011

"Is IL-15 Release the Trigger for the Favorable Metabolic Adaptations Induced by Exercise."
LeBris S. Quinn, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 25, 2011

No Research Conference
"Thanksgiving Holiday"

December 23, 2011

No Research Conference
"Christmas"

January 27, 2012

"The projected effect of risk factor reduction on Alzheimer's disease prevalence."
William A. Banks, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

February 24, 2012

"Biomarker Expression and Regulatory Haplotypes in Alzheimer's Disease."
Lynn M. Bekris, PhD
Acting Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

March 23, 2012

"Glial Dysfunction and Excitatory Neurotransmitter Dyshomeostasis in Alzheimer's Disease."
David G. Cook, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

April 27, 2012

"Food Access and Built Environment in Aging Adults with Impaired Mobility: Additional Results from the Build Environment, Accessibility and Mobility Study (BEAMS)."
Deborah L. Huang, MD
Acting Instructor / Senior Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

May 25, 2012

"The Blood-brain Barrier in Neuroinflammation and Neurodegenerative Disease."
William A. Banks, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

June 22, 2012

"Falls Screening in Anticoagulation Clinic."
Katherine Bennett, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

Grand Rounds 2010- 2011

July 2, 2010

"Thyroid Disease in Aging."
Itamar B. Abrass, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

July 16, 2010

"Update on Diabetes Management in Elderly Patients."
Michael Williams, MD
Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Virginia Mason Medical Center

July 30, 2010

"Update on on Parkinson Disease."
Ali Samii, MD
Professor

Division of Neurology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 6, 2010

"Multiple Myeloma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia."
Virginia Broudy, MD
Professor and Chief of Medicine

Division of Hematology

Harborview Medical Center

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 20, 2010

"Advance Care Planning in End-Stage COPD, Heart Failure or Renal Failure."
Daisy Janssen, MD
Nursing Home Physician and Clinical Researcher

Program Development Centre

Ciro, Center of Expertise for Chronic Organ Failure

Horn, the Netherlands

September 3, 2010

"Heart Failure Transitions."
Edward F. (Ted) Gibbons, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Harborview Medical Center

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 17, 2010

"Age Related Mascular Degeneration and Other Stuff."
Elaine L. Chuang, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Ophthalmology

University of Washington School of Medicine

(Conference Room 117)

October 1, 2010

"Providence ElderPlace: 15 Years of "PACE"ing Forward."
Assad Kazemi, MD
Medical Director

Providence ElderPlace-Seattle

4515 MLK Jr. Way S.

Seattle WA 98108

October 15, 2010

"Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Update on Health Care Reform for Geriatric Patients and Providers."
John E. Espinola, MD
Volunteer Clinical Faculty

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

October 29, 2010

"Elder Abuse."
Maggie Baker, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health System

University of Washington

November 5, 2010

"The Patient-Centered Medical Home: Will Ethics Have a Greater Role?"
Robert A. Peralman, MD
Professor of Medicine

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

November 19, 2010

"the Old and the Restless: Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD), Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) and more......."
May J. Reed, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

(Conference Room 117)

December 3, 2010

"Geriatric Outreach Behavioral Health Services."
Karen Kent, MSG, LMHC
Clinical Supervisor

Evergreen Hospital and Medical Center

Department of Behavioral Health

December 17, 2010

"New Drug Update: Does "New" Mean Better?"
Katie Lai, PharmD, BCPS, CGP
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

(Conference Room 117)

December 31, 2010

"No Grand Rounds"
"Holiday" (New Year's)

January 7, 2011

"Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Recognition and Management?"
Richard J. Bransford, MD
Assistant Professor

Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

and Department of Neurological Surgery

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 21, 2011

"Physical Therapy for Osteoporosis."
Jan Voit, PT
Physical Therapist

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 4, 2011

"Health Literacy in the Elderly."
Marilynn L. Albert, MSN, ARNP
Senior Lecturer

Psychosocial and Community Health

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 18, 2011

"2011 Update on Treatment and Secondary Prevention of Stroke."
David L. Tirschwell, MD
Professor of Neurology

Co-Director of the UW Medicine Stroke Center at Harborview

Department of Neurology

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 4, 2011

"Diagnosis and Management of Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia: Non-Pharmacological Perspectives."
Whitney Carlson, MD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

Harborview Medical Center (HMC)

March 18, 2011

"Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease in Older Adults."
Ann O'Hare, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Nephrology

University of Washington School of Medicine

Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 1, 2011

"Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly."
Jane L. Miller, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Urology

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 15, 2011

"Advances in Cardiac Care of Older Adults."
Michael A. Chen, MD
Assisant Professor

Division of Cardiology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 29, 2011

"Mineral Metabolism and Cardiovascular Health in Older Adults."
Bryan Kestenbaum, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Nephrology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 6, 2011

"The Art of Discussing "Code Status" With Your Patients."
David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 20, 2011

"Geriatric Fellows: Where Did We Come From and What Are We Getting Into?"
Jenny H. Roraback-Carson, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 3, 2011

"Under Pressure: Treatment of Pressure Ulcers, with an Update on Wound Care from AGS Conference."
Angela J. Hanson, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 17, 2011

"Managing the Older Patient with HIV."
Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Journal Club 2010- 2011

July 9, 2010

 

 

 

"Impact of Hospitalist on Length of Stay in the Medicare Population: Variation by Hospital and Patient Characteristic."
And
Geriatricians and hospitalist: Opportunities for Partnership
Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 13, 2010

 

 

 

"A comparison of Methods to Communicate Treatment Preferences in Nursing Facilities: Traditional Practices Versus the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Program."
Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 10, 2010

"A Comprehensive Case Management Program To Improve Palliative Care."
and
"Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer."
Thuan D. Ong, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 8, 2010

"One-Year Trajectories of Care and Resource Utilization for Recipients of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation."
and
"Survivorship Will Be the Defining Challenge of Critical Care in the 21st Century."
David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 12, 2010

"Effect of calcium supplements on risk of myocardial infarction and cardiovascular events: meta-analysis."
Katherine A. Bennett, MD
Senior Fellow / Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

December 10, 2010

"Oral bisphosphonates and risk of cancer of oesophagus, stomach, and colorectum: case-control analysis within a UK primary care cohort."
Serena Lo, MD
Senior Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 14, 2011

"Dementia Care Redesigned: Effects of Small-Scale Living Facilities on Residents, Their Family Caregivers, and Staff."
Angela Hanson, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 11, 2011

"A Biobehavioral Home-Based Intervention and the Well-being of Patients With Dementia and Their Caregivers."
Jenny Roraback-Carson, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 11, 2011

"Association of Hospice Agency Profit Status With Patient Diagnosis, Location of Care, and Length of Stay."
Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 8, 2011

"The Impact of Different Dog-related Stimuli on Engagement of Persons With Dementia."
William A. Banks, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 13, 2011

"No Journal Club" (AGS Meeting)

June 10, 2011

"Bisphosphonate Use and the Risk of Subtrochanteric or Femoral Shaft Fractures in Older Women."
and
"Bisphosphonates and Fractures of the Subtrochanteric or Diaphyseal Femur."
Arti Tayade, MD
Clinical Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Conference 2010- 2011

July 23, 2010

"Capacity Assessments in Internal Medicine Residency...and Beyond."
Thuan D. Ong, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 27, 2010

"Aging Related Neurodegeneration: From Worm to Human (and back again?)"
Brian J. Kraemer, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 24, 2010

"Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation in Older Adults Who Fall."
Katherine Bennett, MD
Senior Fellow / Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 22, 2010

"MicroRNAs in Diabetic Nephropathy."
Valerie Schaeffer, PhD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 26, 2010

No Geriatric Research Conference
"Happy Thanksgiving"

December 24, 2010

No Geriatric Research Conference
"Holiday"

January 28, 2011

"Transitions of Care from the Skilled Nursing Facility to the Community."
Serena Lo, MD
Senior Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 25, 2011

"Facilitating Advance Care Planning: Developing Patient-Sensitive Worksheets."
Robert A. Pearlman, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 25, 2011

"Using a patient Navigator to Facilitate Cancer Management Decisions Between Older Patients and Their Oncologist."
Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 22, 2011

"Oral Health Knowledge Assessment of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus and Their Health Care Providers."
Deborah L. Huang, MD
Senior Fellow / Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 27, 2011

"Research in clinical Education."
Thuan D. Ong, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 24, 2011

"Do 3D Matrices in Vitro Reflect Aging in Vivo."
May J. Reed, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Grand Rounds 2009- 2010

July 3, 2009

No Grand Rounds (Holiday)

July 17, 2009

"Prostate Cancer Treatment."
Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington/School of Medicine

July 31, 2009

"Preventive Medicine."

May J. Reed, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 7, 2009

"Surgical Complications and Improved Post Operative."

Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH

Assistant  Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 21, 2009

"CAM."

Lianne Hirano, MD

Senior Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 4, 2009

"Alphabet Soup - What Vitamins Should I Be Taking, Doc?"

Michael C. Soung, MD

Internal Medicine

Virginia Mason Medical Center

1100 9th Ave # Cs-Opt

Seattle, WA 98101-2756

(206)583-2299

September 18, 2009

NO GRAND ROUNDS

October 2, 2009

"Palliative Care in Vietnam."
Darrell A. Owens, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 16, 2009

"Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Older Patients."

Lisa Strate, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Division of Gastroenterology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 30, 2009

Transferring the Culture of Care in VA Long Term Care Facilities

Douglas Lane, PhD, ABPP

Clinical Instructor

Division of Psychiatry

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 6, 2009

"Geriatrics in the 21st Century: At the Center of a Perfect Storm or a Perfect Opportunity?"

William R. Hazzard, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 20, 2009

NO GERIATRIC CONFERENCE - GSA MEETING

December 4, 2009

"Medicare and Health Care Reform."

Itamar B. Abrass, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

December 18, 2009

'A Elderly Man with Progressive Functional Decline: A Case Discussion."

Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 1, 2010

NO GRAND ROUNDS (Holiday)

January 15, 2010

"Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: An Evolution from Open to Endovascular Approach."

Nam T. Tran, MD
Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 29, 2010

"Atrial Fibrillation."

Mohan N. Viswanathan, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Cardiology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 5, 2010

NO GRAND ROUNDS (CIA Training)

February 19, 2010

"HELP, They Want E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G!"

Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 5, 2010

To Bleed or Not to Bleed - That is the Question

Christopher J. Carlson, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Gastroenterology

Department of Internal Medicine

University of Washington  School of Medicine

March 19, 2010

Fall Prevention: Bridging the Evidence - Practice Gap

Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 2, 2010

"The Forest & The Trees", The Elderly Driver.

Kayla I. Brodkin, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 16, 2010

The Added Value of Medical Training for a Career in Clinical Research: A Career Based in a Series of Case Studies

William R. Hazzard, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 30, 2010

The Activist Medical Director: Utilizing the CQI for Long-Term Care

Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 7, 2010

Rheumatologic Issues in Geriatric Medicine

Gregory C. Gardner, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Division of Rheumatology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 21, 2010

Oral Health in Older Adults: An Overview."

Deborah L. Huang, MD

Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 4, 2010

Care Transitions

Serena Lo, MD

Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 18, 2010

Fall Related Traumatic Head Injury in Older Adults

Katherine Bennett, MD

Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Journal Club 2009-2010

July 3, 2009

"Hyperkyphosis Predicts Mortality Independent of Vertebral Osteoporosis In." Older Women

Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 14, 2009

"10 Things Geriatricians Want Internists to Know."

Angelena LaBella, MD

Acting Instructor
Division of General Internal Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

September 11, 2009

"A Randomized Trial of Vertebroplasty for Painful Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures."

Thuan D. Ong, MD, MPH

Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

October 9, 2009

"Yield of Diagnostic Tests in Evaluating Syncopal Episodes in Older Patients."

Deborah Huang, MD

Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

November 13, 2009

"The Net Clinical Benefit of Warfarin Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation."

Kate Bennett, MD

Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

December 11, 2009

"Denosumab for Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis."

Serena Lo, MD

Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

January 8, 2010

"Functional Status of Elderly Adults before and after Initiation of Dialysis."

David A. Gruenewald, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 12, 2010

CANCELED

Kayla I. Brodkin, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 12, 2010

The Clinical Course of Advanced Dementia. 
And
Dying from Dementia.

Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 9, 2010

The Oldest Old in the Last Year of life: Population-Based Findings from Cambridge City over-75s Cohort Study Participants Aged 85 and older at Death.

                            And

Total and Cause-Specific Mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study.            

William R. Hazzard, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 14, 2010

NO JOURNAL CLUB - AGS CONFERENCE

June 11, 2010

Effect of a Statewide Fall Prevention Program on Incidence of Femoral Fractures in Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities

Wayne C. McCormick, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Conference 2009-2010

July 24, 2009

"Decision Making capacity Assessments in Internal Medicine Residency Programs."

Thuan D. Ong, MD, MPH

Senior Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 28, 2009

"Why Prostate Cancer Recurs after Androgen Ablation."

Stephen R. Plymate, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 25, 2009

"Improving Post-Operative Care in Geriatric Patients: Work in Progress."

Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH

Assistant  Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 23, 2009

"New Insights on APOE Locus in Alzheimer's Disease."

Chang-En Yu, PhD

Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 27, 2009

NO RESEARCH CONFERENCE

"THANKSGIVING"

December 25, 2009

NO RESEARCH CONFERENCE (Holiday)

January 22, 2010

"Fall Prevention: Understanding the Older Adult Perspective."

Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 26, 2010

"IL-6 and TNFa Inflammatory Cytokine and Autocrine Growth Factor Network in Prostate Tumorigenesisl."

Jennifer D. Wu, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 26, 2010

"IL-15, body Composition, and Aging: Comples Role of IL-15 Receptor Alpha."

Le Bris Smith Quinn, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 23, 2010

The Role of Glutamate Dyshomeostasis in Cognitive, Biochemical, and Metabolic Abnormalities Associated With Dementia.

David G. Cook, MD
Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

May 28, 2010

Dutasteride Reduces Prostate Size and PSA in Hypogonadal men with BPH Undergoing Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Lianne A. Hirano, MD
Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 25, 2010

IGFBP5 AND IGFBP7: Transitions in the Development of Cellular Senescence

Christine K. Abrass, MD

Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Grand Rounds 2008-2009

July 4, 2008

No Grand Rounds: Holiday (July 4th)

July 18, 2008

Caring for Family Caregivers.

David A. Gruenewald, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 1, 2008

Case Discussions of Physician Angst:  Aggressive Interventions near Death.
Wayne C. McCormick, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 15, 2008

Update on Medicare Part A and B.

Antonette Lysen

August 29, 2008

Dyslipidemia in the Elderly.

William R. Hazzard, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 5, 2008

Glomerulonephritis in the Elderly.
Christine K. Abrass, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 19, 2008

"No Geriatric Grand Rounds"

October 3, 2008

"No Geriatric Grand Rounds"

October 17, 2008

Thyroid Disease in Older Adults.

Itamar B. Abrass, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 31, 2008

Outcomes of Older Injured Adults: What do we Know?

Tam Ngoc Pham, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of  Surgery

Harborview Medical Center

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 7, 2008

D: The Phat Vitamin.

Marie-Luz Villa, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

  November 21, 2008

Clinical Outcomes in Geriatric Patients after ICU Stay.

Catherine (Terri) Hough, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

  December 5, 2008

Heart Failure Management in Geriatric Patients.

Wayne C. Levy, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

  December 19, 2008

No Grand Rounds (Weather Conditions)

January 2, 2009

No Grand Rounds (Holiday)

(Happy New Years)

January 16, 2009

Treating Diabetes in Older Adults.

D. Scott Weigle, MD
Professor of Medicine

Louise D. Suhr, ARNP, MN

Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 30, 2009

Growing Old Does Not mean Sleeping Poorly.

Michael V. Vitiello, PhD

Professor

Department of of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 6, 2009

Feet Care for Senior.

Katrina Sullivan, DPM

Teaching Associate, Medicine

High Risk Foot Clinic

Harborview Medical Center

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 20, 2009

Health Record Bank:  the Washington State Pilot for Health Information Exchange.

Jeff Hummel, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor

Medical Director for Clinical Informatics - Qualis Health

UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics and Department of Medical Education

School of Medicine and School of Public Health

March 6, 2009

Older Drivers

Angie K. Lee, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

March 20, 2009

Fractures in Geriatric Patients

Lisa A. Taitsman, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 3, 2009

Passage of I-1000: What Does This Mean for Health Care Providers in Washington?

Helene E. Starks, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioethics and Humanities

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 17, 2009

Instability and Falls

Itamar B. Abrass, MD

Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

May 1, 2009

NO GRAND ROUNDS: AGS MEETING

May 15, 2009

Fractures in Geriatric Patients, Part 2

Lisa A. Taitsman, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 29, 2009

Aging & Sexuality

Thuan D. Ong, MD, MPH
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 5, 2009

Complementary & Alternative Medicine Use in Elderly Patients

Lianne A. Hirano, MD

Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 19, 2009

Improving the Care of Hospitalized Older Adults

Susan E. Merel, MD

Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Journal Club 2008-2009

July 11, 2008

Identification of Older Patients with Heart Failure Who May Be Candidates for Hospice Care: Development of a simple Four-Item Risk Score. (Plus) Chart

Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 8, 2008

Article 1: Geriatric Care Management for Low-Income Seniors: A Randomized controlled Trial. 

Article 2: Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders (GRACE): A New Model of primary Care for Low-Income Seniors.

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

September 12, 2008

Frequency and Course of Mild Cognitive Impairment in a Multiethnic Community.

Susan Merel, MD
Senior Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

October 10, 2008

Using a Pocket Card to Improve End-of-Life Care on Internal medicine Clinical Teaching Units: A Cluster-randomized Controlled Trial.

Lianne Hirano, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

November 11, 2008

Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of the Cognitive Effect, Safety, and Tolerability of Oral Extended-Release Oxbutynin in Cognitively Impaired Nursing Home Residents with Urge urinary Incontinence.

Angie Lee, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

December 12, 2008

Effects of Ergocalciferol Added to Calcium on the Risk of Falls in Elderly High-Risk Women

Deborah Huang, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

January 9, 2009

Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Events in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Thuan Ong, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

February 13, 2009

Difficulties of Residents in Training in End-of-Life Care.  A Qualitative Study

David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 13, 2009

Factors Associated with Discussion of Care Plans and Code Status at the Time of Hospital Admission: Results From the Multicenter Hospitalist Study

Ru-Chien Chi, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 10, 2009

Effects of a Polypill (Polycap) on Risk Factors in Middle-Aged Individuals Without Cardiovascular Disease (TIPS): A Phase II, Double-Blind, Randomised Trial

William R. Hazzard, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 8, 2009

Abandonment at the End of life From Patient, Caregiver, Nurse, and Physician Perspectives

Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

 June 12, 2009

Treatment of Hypertension in Patients 80 Years of Age or Older

Kayla I. Brodkin, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Conference 2008-2009

July 25, 2008

Senescence-Induced Alterations to the Prostate Tumor Microenvironment.

Cynthia Sprenger, PhD

Senior Fellow

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 22, 2008

Angiogenesis and the Matrix in the Aged Host.

May J. Reed, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 26, 2008

Study of Weight Loss and Functional Decline in Older Patients after an Elective Surgery: Work in Progress.

Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH
Assistant  Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

October 24, 2008

More on the Mechanisms that Lead to Aging Nephropathy
Christine K. Abrass, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 28, 2008

No Research Conference:

Holiday - Thanksgiving

December 26, 2008

No Research Conference:

Holiday - Christmas

January 23, 2009

Reasons for Hospitalization and Preventable Hospitalizations in Older Persons with Dementia in the ACT Cohort.

Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 27, 2009

TGF-Beta, Smads and Renal Fibrosis

Anne-Christine Poncelet, PhD

Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 27, 2009

Intergrated Ethics Staff Survey: Insights into Ethical Practices in End-of-Life Care
Robert A. Pearlman, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

April 24, 2009

microRNAs in diabetic nephropathy

Valerie Schaeffer, PhD
Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 22, 2009

Evaluation of Renal Function in Older Adults Using Metformin

Deborah Huang, MD

Senior Fellow

Department of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

  June 26, 2009

Research Conference

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Grand Rounds 2007-2008

July 6,  2007

No Grand Rounds: Holiday (July 4th)

July 20, 2007

Treatment of Osteoporosis in Elderly Men and Women.
Susan M. Ott, MD

Associate Professor
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 3, 2007

"No Grand Rounds"

August 17, 2007

Practical and Ethical Considerations in Pandemic Flu

Ru-Chien Chi, MD, MS

Acting Instructor

Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 31, 2007

Literature Year in Review

Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 7, 2007

Lipoprotein Management in the Geriatric Age Range
Robert H. Knopp, AB, MD
Professor of Medicine

Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 21, 2007

Update from the Endocrine Society Meeting 2007.

Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH
Assistant  Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

October 5, 2007

Continuous Professionalism Improvement:  What is at Stake.

Kelly Fryer-Edwards, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Medical History and Ethics
University of Washington School of Medicine

October 19, 2007

Literature Year in Review.  (continuation)

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD

Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 2, 2007

A Geriatrician's View of Atrial Fibrillation:  Something's Irregular Here.

Jeffrey I. Wallace, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Division of Geriatrics

Department of Internal Medicine

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

November 16, 2007

No Grand Rounds:  GSA in San Francisco

  November 30, 2007

BPH for PCPs

May J. Reed, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

December 7, 2007

Managing Dementia for the Long Run.

Soo Borson, MD

Professor

Division of Geriatrics, Neuroscience & Health Services

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

December 21, 2007

Diabetes Mellitus.

Itamar B. Abrass, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 4, 2008

No Grand Rounds (Holiday)

(Happy New Years)

January 18, 2008

The Role of Striatal 5-HT6 Receptors in Cognition.

John F. Neumaier, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 1, 2008

Sleep and the Heart: What's New?

Vishesh K. Kapur, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Division of Pulmonary

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 15, 2008

Initiatives in Geriatric Fellowship Loan Forgiveness

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD

Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 29, 2008

Intradermal Vaccination:  Pros, Cons and Challenges

Ru-Chien Chi, MD, MS

Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 7, 2008

Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Diseases - an Update

Jing Zhang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Division of Neuropathology

Department of Pathology

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 21, 2008

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly:  The Evidence Gap

Ann M. O'Hare, MA, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Nephrology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 4, 2008

AIDS Enters Geriatrics
Wayne C. McCormick, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

April 18, 2008

Periodontitis, a Systemic Infectious Disease.  New Perspectives of Oral Disease Risks.

Rutger G. Persson, DDS, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Oral Microbiology

Department of Periodontology

Faculty of Medicine
University of Berne, Switzerland

May 2, 2008

No Grand Rounds: AGS - Washington

May 16, 2008

Technologies to Support Aging.

George Demiris, PhD

Associate Professor of medicine

Department of BioBehavioral nursing and Health

System/Biomedical and Health Informatics

School of nursing & School of medicine

University of Washington

May 30, 2008

AGE Meeting - Denver

June 6, 2008

The Patient-Centric Perspective.

Lori R. Nicols, CPM

Director

Whatcom Health Information Network

715 W. Orchard Dr. Suite 4

PO Box 536J, Tech College

Bellingham, WA 98227

June 20, 2008

The Aging Network in King County.

Pamela Piering

Director

Seattle Human Services Department

PO Box 34215

Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Journal Club 2007-2008

July 13, 2007

Antipsychotic Drug Use and Mortality in Older Adults with Dementia

Wayne C. McCormick, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 10, 2007

(1) Changes in Hospital Mortality Associated with Residency Work-Hour Regulations. (2) Attachment: Figure 12-2.
Wayne C. McCormick, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

September 14, 2007

Inconsistency Over Time in the Preferences of Older Persons with Advanced Illness for Life-Sustaining Treatment.

David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 12, 2007

Caring for Patients with Dementia:  How Good is the Quality of Care?  Results from Three Health Systems
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 9, 2007

Screening Versus routine Practice in Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Aged 65 or Over:  cluster Randomised Controlled Trial.

Sascha Dublin, MD

Fellow-VA MD

Ambulatory Care Postdoctoral Fellowship

VA Puget Sound Health Care

Seattle, Washington  98108

December 14, 2007

(1) Quantifying Effect of Statins on Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Ischaemic Heart Disease, and Stroke:  Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  (2) A Strategy to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease by More than 80%.
William R. Hazzard, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 11, 2008

Medication Use Leading to Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults

Ru-Chien Chi, MD, MS

Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 8, 2008

Achieving a High-Performance Health Care System with Universal Access:  What the United States Can Learn from other Countries
Robert A. Pearlman, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

AFTERWARDS:  CIA TRAINING

March 14, 2008

"Health Risks and Benefits 3 Years After Stopping Randomized Treatment With Estrogen and Progestin
Kayla I. Brodkin, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 11, 2008

Part 1: Calcific aortic stenosis: an update.  Part 2: The benefits of early valve replacement in asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis.
May J. Reed
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 9, 2008

Part 1: The application of telemedicine to geriatric medicine.  Part 2: Senior residents' perceived need of and preferences for "smart home" sensor technologies.

Elizabeth (Lisa) K. Vig

Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

  June 13, 2008

Treatment of Hypertension in Patients 80 Years of Age or Older

Michi Yukawa
Assistant  Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Conference 2007-2008

July 27, 2007

Fusions and IRSI.  Why Does Prostate Cancer Recur?

Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 24, 2007

No Research Conference.

September 28, 2007

Aggressive Lipid Lowering Therapy Alters the HDL Proteome.

Pattie Green, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 26, 2007

Epigenetic Changes in the Aging Kidney
Christine K. Abrass, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 23, 2007

No Research Conference:

Holiday - Thanksgiving

December 28, 2007

No Research Conference:

Holiday's - Christmas/New Years

January 25, 2008

Medication Management in Assisted Living

Wayne C. McCormick, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 22, 2008

The Role of Glutamate Clearance in Alzheimer's Disease
David G. Cook, MD
Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

March 28, 2008

"Morphing of a Multi-Center Trial of Testosterone in Older Hypogonadal Men:  Myth or Reality?"
Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

April 25, 2008

Interleukin-15, Body Composition, and Aging.
Le Bris Smith Quinn, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 23, 2008

Acceptance of Pandemic Flu Triage Plans by VA Clinicians and Veterans.

Ru-Chien Chi, MD, MS

Acting Instructor

Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

  June 27, 2008

TBA

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Grand Rounds 2006-2007

July 7, 2006

Caloric Restriction: Then & Now

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

July 21, 2006

Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD

Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

August 4, 2006

Implementing Palliative Care: The Experiences and Challenges of Creating a Palliative Care Service

Darrell Owens, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Palliative Care

Harborview Medical Center
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 18, 2006

What's Out of Bounds?  Calling the Professionalism Shots in the Care of Older Adults
Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

and

Mary Beth Foglia, RN, PHC, MN, MA

Clinical Instructor

Department of Health Services

September 1, 2006

HOLIDAY: "Labor Day Week-end"

(No Grand Rounds)

September 15, 2006

Physician - Assisted Suicide or Palliative Care: A Transatlantic Debate
David Jeffrey, FRCPE, FRCP London

Consultant, Palliative Medicine

Borders General Hospital

MelRose UK

September 29, 2006

Community-Based Long Term Care: Adult Day Health, An Option for Managing Chronic Conditions

Nora Gibson, MSW

Executive Director

Elder Health Northwest

Clinical Affiliate Instructor

School of Social Work, UW

October 6, 2006

Brain Lipoproteins in Neurodegenerative and Inflammatory Brain Diseases
Simona Vuletic, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

October 13, 2006

Protection of Vulnerable Adults
Patricia A. Jennings, BSN; MS, APRN, BC

Complaint Improvement Project Manager

Lori Melchiori, BS, MA, PhD
APS Program Manager

Division of Aging and Adult Services Administration

Department of Social and Health Services
Olympia, Washington 98504-5600

November 3, 2006

Parkinson's Disease
Ali Samii, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 17, 2006

GSA - Dallas

"No Grand Rounds"

December 1, 2006

Tissue Regeneration in Aging: Fact or Fiction?

May J. Reed, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

December 8, 2006

New Developments in Hip Replacement

Paul A. Manner, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

December 15, 2006

Development of a Palliative Care Fellowship: Challenges Ahead

David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

December 29, 2006

HOLIDAY: "Happy New Years"

(No Grand Rounds)

January 5, 2007

Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Jonathan Wanagat, MD
Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 19, 2007

Stroke Treatment and Prevention

David Tirschwell, MD
Associate Professor

Department of Neurology

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 2, 2007

Aging and the Tumor Micoenvironment: An NCI Initiative

Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 16, 2007

Dialysis in the Elderly

Christine K. Abrass, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 2, 2007

Aging and the Tumor Micoenvironment: An NCI Initiative

Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 2, 2007

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Endovascular Repair and Older Adults

Todd R. Vogel, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Division of Vascular Surgery

Department of Surgery

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 16, 2007

Pressure Ulcers

Marie-Luz Villa, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 30, 2007

Behavioral Aspects of Pain medication Use in Older Adults

Stephen M. Thielke, MD, MA
Senior Fellow

Division of Geriatric Mental Health Services

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 6, 2007

Dementia and Delirium

Itamar B. Abrass, MD
Professor and Division Head

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 20, 2007

CHF Management Programs

Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 4, 2007

AGS - Seattle, WA (No Grand Rounds)

May 18, 2007

Aging and Erectile Function

Hunter Wessells, MD
Professor of Medicine

Department of Urology

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 1, 2007

Nutrition and the Senior Citizen

Karen Conger, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian

Department of Nutrition

University of Washington

June 15, 2007

Late Onset Psychosis

Whitney L. Carlson, MD

Acting Assistant Professor

Division of Geriatric Psychiatry Services

University of Washington

June 29, 2007

U.S. Public Health Policy and Trends' Effect on Geriatric Practice

Regional Director

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Journal Club 2006-2007

July 14, 2006

Withholding Resuscitation in Prehospital Care and A Withholding Resuscitation: A New Approach to Prehospital End-of-Life Decision
Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 11, 2006

Replicating the Hospital Elder Life Program in a Community Hospital and Demonstrating Effectiveness Using Quality Improvement Methodology
Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 8, 2006

Creating Enduring Change: Demonstrating the Long-Term Impact of a Faculty Development Program in Palliative Care
Robert A. Pearlman, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 20, 2006

Predictors of Medication Self-Management Skill in a Low-Literacy Population
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 10,  2006

HOLIDAY: "Veterans Day"

(No Journal Club)

January 12, 2007

Canceled Due to Weather Conditions

March 9, 2007

Long-term Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy and Risk of Hip Fracture
Kayla I. Brodkin, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 13, 2007

1. A Randomized Trial Comparing Radical Prostatectomy with Watchful Waiting in Early Prostate Cancer

2. Survival Associated with Treatment vs Observation of Localized Prostate Cancer in Elderly Men
Stephen R. Plymate, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 11, 2007

Triage Protocols for Pandemic Influenza
Ru-Chien Chi, MD, MS
Acting Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 8, 2007

Characteristics, Management, and Outcomes of 5,557 Patients Age ≥90 Years With Acute Coronary Syndromes
Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Conference 2006-2007

July 28, 2006

Studying Drug Risks in the Elderly with Observational Data: Pneumonia as an Example
Sascha Dublin
Fellow-VA MD

Ambulatory Care Postdoctoral Fellowship

VA Puget Sound Health Care

Seattle, Washington  98108

August 25, 2006

Appetite and Body Weight Regulation After Acute Illness
Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 22, 2006

Facilitating Decision-Making for Acutely Ill Nursing Home Residents: A Grant In Progress
Elizabeth K. (Lisa) Vig, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 27, 2006

Muscle-Derive Interleukin-15 is an Endocrine Regulator of Adipose Tissue: Evidence from Transgenic Mouse Models
Le Bris S. Quinn, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 23, 2006

HOLIDAY: "Happy Thanksgiving"
(No Research Conference)

December 22, 2006

HOLIDAY: "Merry Christmas"
(No Research Conference)

January 26, 2007

DNA Damage, Innate Immunity, and Prostate Cancer Risk
Jennifer D. Wu, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 9, 2007

Low Testosterone and Mortality in Older Men
Molly Shores, MD
Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 23, 2007

Tau: Multiple Forms

         Multiple Syndromes
Gerard D. Schellenberg, MD
Research Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 23, 2007

Improving Primary Care of Older Adults: Findings from the Randomized Trial of the Senior Resource Team
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 27, 2007

CANCELED

May 25, 2007

Intradermal Delivery of influenza Vaccine
Ru-Chien Chi, MD,
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 22, 2007

Effect of Mitochondrial Catalase on Age-associated Mitochondiral Abnornalities
Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Grand Rounds 2005-2006

July 1, 2005

Advanced Care Planning for Serious Illness
Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

July 15, 2005

Update From Endocrine Society Meeting Relevant to Geriatric Care
Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric

Medicine Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

July 29, 2005

Update on COPD Management
David Pierson, MD
Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

August 5, 2005

Medicare Part D: Need to Know Facts for Physicians
Toni Lysen, BA
Provider Relations Liaison and

Jo Wyeth, PharmD

Pharmacist

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

August 19, 2005

Cell Senescence and Cancer: Is It Really a Two-Edged Sword
Stephen R Plymate, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

September 2, 2005

No Grand Rounds 

September 16, 2005

Twenty Years in Geriatric Practice-Lessons From Tacoma
David R Munoz, MD, MPH
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Northwest

September 30, 2005

Essentials of Prescribing for Older Adults
Joseph T Hanlon, PharmD, MS
Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
University of Pittsburgh 

October 7, 2005

From the Brain to the Buffet Table: Adapting Neuroendocrine Developments to Clinical Applications
Michael H Shannon, MD
Senior Fellow
Division of Endocrinology and Geriatrics
University of Washington School of Medicine

October 14, 2005

Human Activity Recognition Technology for Managing Activities of Daily Living
Matthai Philipose, MS
Member of Research Staff
Intel Research

October 28, 2005

Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty: Minimally Invasive Treatments for Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
Gaurav K Goswami, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Vascular & Interventional Radiology
University of Washington School of Medicine

November 4,  2005

Paget's Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
Marie Luz Villa, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

  November 18, 2005

GSA Annual Meeting--no conference

  December 2, 2005 

Evercare Program
John M. Espinola, MD, MPH, MBA
Medical Director
Evercare Washington

 December 16, 2005 

Multi-morbidity
Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

 December 30, 2005

No Grand Rounds (Holiday)

 January 6, 2006

Clinical Training Provides Invaluable Insight To Clinical Research.
William R. Hazzard, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

 January 20, 2006

 

Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Fact, Fiction and the Future.
Jonathan Wanagat, MD
Fellow
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

February 3, 2006

 

The Natural History of Alzheimer's Disease

Marie-Florence Shadlen, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

February 17, 2006

Sugar on the Brain: The Relationship of Cognition, Type 2 Diabetes, and Insulin Resistance

G. Stennis Watson, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington School of Medicine

March 3, 2006

Palliative Sedation

David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Gerontology of and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 24, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus in Older Adults

Itamar B. Abrass, MD
Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

April 7, 2006

Thyroid Disease in the Elderly

Scott Weigle, MD
Professor

Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 21, 2006

 

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night: Does Growing Old Mean Sleeping Poorly?

Michael V. Vitiello, PhD
Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 5, 2006

AGS Meeting: NO GRAND ROUNDS

May 12, 2006

TBA

Richard A. Zager, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 2, 2006

How to Improve Care of Geriatric Patients? From the Perspective of the Emergency Department (ED).

Yen-Tsun (Andy) Lai, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 16, 2006

 

Clinical System and Community Based Supports for Healthy Aging:  Whither Geriatrics?

James P. Logerfo, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Division of Internal Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 30, 2006

Improving Primary Care of Older Adults.
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Journal Club 2005-2006

January 14, 2005

Effect of Antihypertensive Agents on Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Disease and Normal Blood Pressure.
Kayla I. Brodkin, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 11, 2005

Assessment of the Education for Physicians on End-of-Life Care (EPEC) Project.
Robert A. Pearlman, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 11, 2005

Indicators of Recurrent Hospitalization for Pneumonia in the Elderly.
Marie-Florence Shadlen, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 8, 2005

TBA
David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 13, 2005

AGS-Washington DC

June 10, 2005

Will Older Persons and Their Clinicians Use a Shared Decision-Making Instrument?
Elizabeth A. Vig, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

July 8, 2005

Vitamin E and Donepezil for the Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 12, 2005

Modulation of GH/IGF for Sarcopenia: How Does It Work (And Does It Work).
LeBris S. Quinn, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 9, 2005

Improving the Use of Hospice Services in Nursing Homes.
David A. Gruenewald, MD
Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

October 21, 2005

Effect of Combinations of Drugs on all Cause Mortality in Patients with Ischaemic heart Disease: Nested Case-Control Analysis.
Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

November 11, 2005

Holiday--No Journal Club

December 9, 2005

Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation With Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers.

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

January 13, 2006

Patients with Recurrent Falls Attending Accident & Emergency Benefit From Multifactorial Intervention-a Randomised Controlled Trial.

Yen-Tsun (Andy) Lai, MD
Fellow

Division Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 10, 2006

Radical Prostatectomy versus Watchful Waiting in Early Prostate Cancer

Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 10, 2006

Transitions Between Frailty States Among Community-Living Older Person

Kayla I. Brodkin, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 14, 2006

Body Mass Index Is Inversely Related to Mortality in Older People After Adjustment for Waist Circumference

William R. Hazzard, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 19, 2006

Effect of 6-Month Calorie Restriction on Biomarkers of Longevity, Metabolic Adaptation, and Oxidation Stress in Overweight Individuals

Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 9, 2006

Effective of Collaborative Care for Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease in Primary Care

Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Conference 2005-2006

January 28, 2005

Modeling Tauopathy in Caenorhabiditis Elegans.

Brian J. Kraemer, MD
Acting Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 25, 2005

AARP (Aging, Androgens and Their Receptors, and the Prostate).

Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 25,  2005

Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccine Use Among Older Veterans.

Ru-Chien Chi, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 22, 2005

Body Weight Regulation in Healthy and Frail Older Adults:  Work in Progress.
Michi Yukawa, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 27, 2005

Effects of Statins on AD Biomarkers.
Robert G. Riekse, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 24, 2005

Functional Outcome's Following Surgery in the Older Adult.
Victor J. Legner, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

July 22, 2005

Angiogenesis in Aging: When do Old Cells Learn new Tricks?
May J. Reed, MD
Associate Professor

Division Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

August 26, 2005

Evaluating the Integrated Ethics Initiative.
Robert A. Pearlman, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 23, 2005

Lipid-Lowering Therapy and In-Hospital Mortality Following Major Noncardiac.

Victor J. Legner, MD
Acting Instructor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

September 28, 2005

*For this month only: No Research Conference

Geriatric Grand Rounds Presentation

November 25, 2005

Holiday--No Research Conference

December 23, 2005

Holiday--No Research Conference

January 27, 2006

Kidney-Prostate Connections and Aging.

Christine K. Abrass, MD

Professor

Division Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

February 24, 2006

Agreement Between Providers on Dementia Diagnosis

Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 17, 2006

Glutamate Uptake Transporters: Intracellular Calcium Regulation and Their Involvement in Neurodegeneration

David G. Cook, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

March 31, 2006

Factors Associated with Nursing Home entry after Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Marie-Florence Shadlen, MD
Assistant Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

April 28, 2006

IGF-IR Targeted Therapy in Age-Related Cancer:  Bench to Clinical Trails.

Stephen R. Plymate, MD

Professor

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

May 26, 2006

Age-Associated Mitochondrial DNA Deletion Mutations in the Pathogenesis of Sarcopenia.

Jonathan Wanagat, MD, PhD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

June 23, 2006

TBA

Yen-Tsun (Andy) Lai, MD
Fellow

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Department of Mediciine

University of Washington School of Medicine

VA GRECC Seminar Series 2005

February 7 The anorexia of aging: Lessons from the Brown Norway Rat, Tami Wolden-Hanson
February 14 The Hunt for Alzheimer’s Disease Genes, Chang-En Yu
February 21 Holiday
February 28 Too Much of a Good Thing? Neuroendocrine Stress Responses in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease, Charles Wilkinson

Translational Research in Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurodegeneration:
From the Bench to the Clinic

March 7 Overview of AD: The Clinical Syndrome, Murray Raskind, Suzanne Craft
March 14 Epidemiology, John Breitner
March 21 Neuropathology, Thomas Montine
March 28 Neuroimaging, Satoshi Minoshima
April 4 Neurogenetics, Tom Bird
April 11 Molecular Genetics and Tau, Gerard Schellenberg
April 18 Molecular Biology of Ab, Presenilin, David Cook
April 25 New Horizons: Lipids, Inflammation, Oxidative Stress,Thomas Montine
May 5 Neuropharmacology/Treatment, Elaine Peskind

Swedish Geriatric Seminar Series 2005

February 3 Medicare Part 2, Eric Troyer
February 10 Home Visits, Eric Troyer
February 17 Sleep, Pat Borman
March 3 ElderHealth NW, Nora Gibson
March 10 Senior Rights Assoc., Allison Feher
March 17 Geriatric Pharmacology, Jonathan Ostrow
March 24 Hearing and Balance, Sandy Ellis
April 7 Geriatrics Consultation Services, Marty Levine
April 14 Guardianship, Diane Klem
April 21 Assisted Living Facilities, Linda Simmons
May 5 Practicing Geriatrics, Jaime Novalis
May 19 Psychosis in the Elderly, Richard Rosin
June 2 Decisional Capacity, Lisas Vig
June 9 Alzheimer's Association, Barbara Green
June 16 TBA, Joon Lee
June 23 Wound Care, Laura Vadman
July 7 TBA, Jackie Raetz
July 14 Geriatric Feet, Jody Gormley

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