Courses

Certificate of Excellence in Geriatrics: Preparing our Future Health Care Workforce for the Aging Boom

Certificate of Excellence in Geriatridcs is a 160-hour certificate program for Houston Community College faculty who teach health professional students. The programs consists of three segments:

Two course cycles per year, beginning in September, 2011 and February, 2012.

Faculty
Carmel B. Dyer, MD
Houston Geriatric Education Center
UTHealth Medical School
June Sadowsky, DDS, MPH
Houston Geriatric Education Center
UTHealth School of Dentistry
Sharon K. Ostwald, PhD, RN
Houston Geriatric Education Center
UTHealth School of Nursing
Grace Varas, DO
Houston Geriatric Education Center
UTHealth Medical School
   
J. David Hayes, DPharm
Houston Geriatric Education Center Consultant
University of Houston,
School of Pharmacy
Carolyn Kelley, PT, DSc, NCS
Houston Geriatric Education Center Consultant
Texas Woman’s University,
School of Physical Therapy 
   
Nasiya Ahmed, MD
UTHealth Medical School,
Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Rosemary Kozar, MD, PhD
UTHealth Medical School,
Department of Surgery
Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN, FAAN
UTHealth School of Nursing,
Center on Aging
Kathleen Pace Murphy, PhD, GNP
UTHealth School of Nursing and Medical School
Maxine de la Cruz, MD
UTHealth Medical School,
Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Joanne Oakes, MD
UTHealth Medical School,
Department of Emergency Medicine
Marilyn Edwards, PhD, RD
UTHealth Medical School,
Department of Internal Medicine
Shreda Paire, MS, RN, FNP-C, ACHPN
UTHealth Medical School,
Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Caroline Fife, MD
UTHealth Medical School,
Department of Internal Medicine
School of Nursing, Center on Aging
Nahid Rianon, MD, DrPH
UTHealth Medical School,
Department of Family and Community Medicine
John Halphen, MD, JD
UTHealth Medical School,
Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Paul Schulz, MD
UTHealth Medical School
Vineeth John, MD
UTHealth Medical School
 
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