Thomas Michael Gill MD

Humana Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine; Director, Yale Program on Aging; Director, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center; Director, Yale Center for Disability and Disabling Disorders; Director, Yale Training Program in Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging-Related Research

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health

Internal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine: Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center; Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

Research Interests

Epidemiology and prevention of functional decline; Disability among community-living older persons  more...


  • B.S., Loyola University, 1983
  • BA, Loyola University, 1985
  • M.D., University of Chicago, 1987

Selected Publications

  • Gill TM, Murphy TE, Gahbauer EA, Allore HG. Association of Injurious Falls with Disability Outcomes and Nursing Home Admissions in Community-Living Older Persons. Am J Epidemiol 2013; 178:418-425.
  • Vaz Fragoso CA, Gill TM. Respiratory Impairment and the Aging Lung: A Novel Paradigm for Assessing Pulmonary Function. J Gerontol Med Sci 2012; 67A: 264–275.
  • Gill TM, Gahbauer EA, Murphy TE, Han L, Allore HG. Risk Factors and Precipitants of Long-Term Disability in Community Mobility: A Cohort Study of Older Persons. Ann Intern Med 2012; 156:131-140.



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