We are excited to welcome Anthony Molina to the division as Vice-Chief of Research. Check out his newest paper on "Blood-based bioenergetic profiling is related to differences in brain morphology in African Americans with Type 2 diabetes".
Congratulations to our three new incoming fellows, who will join our fellowship program starting July 2018! We are thrilled to welcome Shannon Devlin, Jean Guan and Humberto Raul Saenz Chavez! More information can be found on our fellowship page.
In a collaboration between Geriatrics and Engineering, we hosted a challenge at the recent hackathon, "SD Hacks". Many innovative products were designed, but the winning prize was awarded to "Trippy", a miniture robot that helps prevent falls. We were impressed with the number of different gadgets that were designed - details of them can be found here.
We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Zipfel has been promoted to Research Assistant and is now a permanent member of our team!
Walk4ALZ. Members of our division joined forces with the UCSD Exceptional Elder Care Task Force and Alzheimer's Disease
Cooperative Study last weekend to participate in the Alzheimer's San Diego walk in Balboa Park, helping to raise money towards this important cause. If you would still like to donate to this, please visit the Walk4ALZ link above.
Congratulations are in order for Dr. Colin Thomas and his team, who recently received the "Excellence in Systems Redesign" award from the VA for successfully reducing the median time from admission decision by the ER to signed admission orders: down from 110 minutes to 70 minutes.
San Diego Top Doctors! It is with pleasure that we announce our Division Chief, Dr. Alison Moore, was voted one of San Diego's Top Doctors in the annual "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" survey.