Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center



Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group
Lunchtime Lecture Series --  Fall 2015

Click Here for printable version of our Fall 2015 Calendar
All programs are from Noon-1:00pm

Please feel free to bring your own lunch.


Next GGIG....

Tuesday, December 1st


Vanderbilt University, Medical Center East Room 8380B

Topic:  "ResearchMatch"

Speaker: Loretta Byrne




Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center, Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center, Tennessee Valley GRECC.

This project is supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Heath Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under Grant No. UB4HP19055 (Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center).  This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS, or the U.S. Government.

Future Sessions
Fall 2015 GGIG Series...

Sept 1st

Topic: “Vascular Cognitive Impairment”

Speaker: William Petrie, M.D., Director of Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Program, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Location:  Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B


Sept 15th  

Topic: “Legal Matters associated with Capacity Issues”

Speaker: Barbara Boone McGinnis,  Associate Attorney

Location:  Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380A


Oct 6th

Topic:  “Hearing & Seniors – What are the options?”

Speaker:  René H. Gifford, PhD, Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Director, Cochlear Implant Program

Associate Director, Implantable Hearing Technologies, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

Location:  Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380A


Oct 20th

Topic:  “Substance Abuse Disorder in Aging”

Speaker: James Powers

Location: Medical Center North, C2209


Nov 3rd

Topic:  “The 40/70 Rule:  An Action Plan for Healthy Aging”

Speaker: Kim Lippard, RN, MSN, Owner, Home Instead Senior Care

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B


Nov 17th

Topic:  “Cognitive Therapy in the Treatment and Prevention of Depression”

Speaker:  Steven Hollon, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380A


Dec 1st

Topic:  “ResearchMatch”

Speaker:  Loretta Byrne

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B





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