SC 210 – Topics in Medicine. Class presentation available.

The Program in Geriatrics at UC Irvine Medical Center (UCIMC) continues its series on health-related issues for older adults. Topics have been selected to provide timely information that is of interest to the OLLI membership. Lectures will be presented by UC Irvine geriatricians and experts from the UCIMC. 

innovations in public hearlth and agingThursday, April 3: Innovations in Public Health and Aging Research. Presenter: Annie Nguyen, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Family Medicine, UC Irvine Health.

Class Presentation: Innovations in Public Health and Aging

Medicare Wellness BenefitsThursday, April 10: Annual Medical Wellness Visit. Presenter: Veena Kulchaiyawat, D.O., Geriatric Medicine Fellow, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Family Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Class Presentation: Medicare Wellness*

*Reference Article: Walter LC, Covinsky KE. Cancer screening in elderly patients: A framework for individualized decision making. JAMA 2001:285:2750-6.

aging populationThursday, April 17: Update on Dementia and Future Directions. Presenter: Steven Tam, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, UC Irvine Health.

Class Presentation: Update on Dementia and Future Directions

Thursday, April 24: Insomnia. Presenter: Tatyana Gurvich, Pharm. D., Geriatric Pharmacist, Senior Health Center, UC Irvine Health.

Class Presentation: How to Manage Insomnia With and Without Medications

Developers: Elizabeth O’Toole, MSPH, Project Coordinator, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, UC Irvine School of Medicine; Marj Besemer, OLLI Science Committee

 

 

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