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Cheves Smyth Distinguished Lecture

Cheves Smyth Distinguished Lecture

 

 
President Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D.
cordially invites you to the
 
Cheves Smythe Distinguished Lecture
 
Thursday, March 6, 2014
6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030
UTHealth Medical School Building, Room 3.001, 4:00 p.m.
 
The featured speaker is
Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo, Ph.D.
Director General National Institute of Geriatrics, Mexico
 
The title of the lecture is
“Screening for frailty: Is it useful from the clinical and public health perspectives?”

Date: 3/6/14, 4pm to 5pm
Time: 3/6/14, 4pm to 5pm
Location: UT Health Medical School Building, Room 3.001
Format: All Employee Meeting
Speaker Bio: Dr. Gutiérrez is a Mexican scholar trained in France in geriatric medicine and the biology of aging; he received his Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Bordeaux in 2005. He has served on the faculty of the National University of Mexico School of Medicine, since 1994 as head of the geriatric medicine specialty program. He founded the Department of Geriatrics at the National Institute of Medical Sciences in 1989 and was its Head until January 2009. He is presently Director General of the National Institute of Geriatrics in Mexico. Dr. Gutierrez’s research agenda focuses on the epidemiology of aging and more specifically on frailty and dementia and the interface between both conditions. He has served in various national and global committees including the Advisory Committee at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, and the Pan American Health Organization; and in the editorial boards of several specialty journals. He is a founder member of the Latin American Academy for the Medicine of Ageing (ALMA), and serves the profession in multiple forms including as member of review study sections of the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología. He has more than 200 publications among books and scientific papers.
Contact: Kimberly Campbell - (713) 500-5605 - kimberly.j.campbell@uth.tmc.edu
Attachments:
  Invitation Miguel Gutierrez-Robledo.pdf (PDF, 107 KB)