Dilip V. Jeste, MD, Director of CTRI's Education, Training and Career Development Division
May 8, 2014 - Dilip V. Jeste, MD, Director of the Education, Training and Career Development Division at UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI), has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at UC San Diego and will direct the newly established Center on Healthy Aging and Senior Care. The appointment recognizes the broad and growing interest, research and need to improve and promote the long-term health and well-being of older Americans, who comprise an ever-larger percentage of the U.S. population. As the Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging and director of the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, both at UC San Diego, Jeste has long been a leading scientist and advocate for greater understanding of how Americans age – and how to help them do so well and healthfully.
UC San Diego Health news release: UC San Diego Launches New Center on Healthy Aging and Senior Care.
About UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute:
UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) is part of a national Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium, led by the National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Translational Science. Established in 2010, ACTRI provides infrastructure and support for basic, translational and clinical research throughout the San Diego region to bring discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside, and facilitates training and education of the next generation of researchers. ACTRI carries out its activities in collaboration with institutional and corporate partners and currently has more than 1,500 members.