Thomas M. Gill, M.D., FW ’94, a leading authority on the epidemiology and prevention of disability among older persons, was named the Humana Foundation Professor of Geriatric Medicine this spring. Gill is co-director of the Yale Program on Aging and of the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. His research is focused on understanding the mechanisms underlying the development of functional decline and disability among community-living older persons and on developing preventive strategies to forestall the onset and progression of disability among frail at-risk elders. His other research interests include the epidemiology and prevention of bathing disability and the epidemiology of frailty among older adults.
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