An engaging lecture by Mark Lachs, MD, MPH
On Jan. 31, visiting professor Dr. Mark Lachs, MD, MPH spoke about current research, technology and advances related to medical care for older adults that can assist in healthy aging.
Lachs is a distinguished professor of Clinical Medicine and co-chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is also the director of the Cornell Center for Aging Research and Clinical Care, which is a multidisciplinary group of scientists, clinicians and educators who seek to speed scientific advances from bench to bedside.
Dr. Mark Lachs visits UC Irvine
Lachs advises the Institute of Medicine, the American Medical Association and the World Health Organization. Lachs is also the author of Treat Me, Not My Age: A Doctor's Guide to Getting the Best Care as You or A Loved One Gets Older.
"Live your life by measuring how much you are giving" — John Parker
John Parker was a longtime supporter of UC Irvine's Program in Geriatrics. We are honored to kick off this lecture series in his memory.