Yaffe to deliver Faculty Research Lecture on October 28 

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Kristine Yaffe, MD, is the recipient of the UCSF Academic Senate’s Thirteenth Annual Faculty Research Lectureship – Clinical Science for her ground-breaking patient-oriented research on the epidemiology of dementia. Her lecture, titled “Optimizing Cognitive Aging,” will be delivered on Monday, October 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Cole Hall, Parnassus Campus. The event is open to the campus community and the general public. 

Since 2001, this award has been bestowed on an individual member of the UCSF faculty with outstanding achievements in clinical research. Nominations are made by UCSF faculty, who consider the clinical research contributions of their colleagues and submit nominations for this prestigious award to the Academic Senate Committee on Research.

Yaffe is the first female recipient of the award, as well as the first Psychiatry faculty member to be honored on the clinical research side. Earlier this year, Psychiatry colleague John Rubenstein, MD, PhD, was selected as the recipient of the Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecture - Basic Science.

 

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