Content Contributors and Reviewers

The Health in Aging Foundation would like to thank all of our reviewers and contributors, who help us ensure that the content on this website remains accurate and up-to-date. 

Board of Directors

Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, AGSF
Professor and Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Center for Aging and Health
Mary and Thomas Hudson Distinguished Professor of Medicine University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Jerry C. Johnson, MD, AGSF
Vice Chair
Professor of Medicine
Geriatric Medicine Division
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Joseph G. Ouslander, MD, AGSF
Professor of Integrated Medical Science
Senior Advisor to the Dean
Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Sharon Brangman, MD, AGSF
Distinguished Svc Prof & Chair (Med) of Geriatrics
Department Chief of Geriatrics
Division Chief of Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease (CEAD)
Division Chief of University Geriatricians
SUNY Upstate University Hospital

F. Michael Gloth III, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD
Clinical Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

James Pacala, MD, MS
Professor and Head, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA
Spragens & Gualtieri-Reed
Durham, NC

Michael Wasserman, MD
Speaker and Consultant
Irvine, CA



Public Education Committee

Alicia Arbaje, MD, MPH
Director of Transitional Care Research
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Maryjo Cleveland, MD
Associate Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Lobna Ali, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Louise Aronson, MD, MFA
Professor of Geriatrics
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

Shelley Bhattacharya, DO, MPH
Associate Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine
Landon Center on Aging
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Lisa B Caruso, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Lauren Gleason, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Kerry Hildreth, MD
Assistant Professor, Geriatric Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science, College of Pharmacy
Clinical Associate Professor, Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine & Palliative Medicine, College of Medicine
Research Associate and Faculty, Arizona Center on Aging
The University of Arizona Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
Phoenix, AZ

Kobi Nathan, PharmD
Certified Geriatric Pharmacist
Associate Professor 
St. John Fisher College
Rochester, NY

Gretchen Orosz, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Medicine-Geriatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO

Quratulain Syed, MD
JenCare Senior Medical Center
Atlanta, GA

Kamal Wagle, NA, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN



External Reviewers

Loni Belyea, MD, MBA
Clinical Fellow
Yale School of Medicine

Carl J. Christian Bergman, MD, CMD
Assistant Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University

Barbara Christiansen, DO 
Geriatrics Fellow
University of Utah

Mohan Dutt, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Sleep Medicine
Michigan Medicine University of Michigan

Chisom Ikeji, MD
Geriatric Medicine Fellow 
Yale New Haven Hospital

Chad Kawakami, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Hawai’i at Hilo, The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy

Lauren E. McKay, DO
Clinical Educator
Virginia Commonwealth University

Paroma Mitra, MD,  MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
New York University Grossman School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center

Derya Ozkok, MD
Internal Medicine/Geriatrics
Hackensack University Medical Center

Megan Puckett, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Utah, Division of Geriatrics

Rebecca Spear, DO
Geriatric Medicine Faculty
Maine Dartmouth Geriatric Medicine