Mary Elizabeth Tinetti MD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Investigative Medicine; Section Chief, Geriatrics

Biographical Info

International Activity

  • Falls in the Elderly: recent findings and ongoing research on detection of 'at-risk' elderly populations
    Paris, France(2009 - 2009)
    Participated in the 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology International Assoc. of Gerontology

Education & Training

University of Michigan (1978)
University of Minnesota, Internal Medicine (1978 - 1981)
University of Rochester and Monroe Hospital, Internal Medicine/Geriatrics (1981 - 1984)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (1981)

Honors & Recognition

  • John M. Eisenberg Award
    Society for General Internal Medicine (2009)
  • Honorary Doctorate
    Leuven University, Belgium (2012)
  • Herbert de Vries Award
    Council on Aging and Adult Development, Am Assoc for Physical Activity & Recreation (2009)
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor Univ of Texas
    University of Texas - Research Day Distinguished Visiting Professor (2008)
  • MacArthur Foundation Fellow
    John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (2009)
  • Edward Henderson Award
    The American Geriatrics Society (2011)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award
    University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency Program. (2011)

Professional Service

  • Chairperson, Paul Beeson Faculty Scholar Award Advisory Board - Am Federation for Aging Research (05/01/1994 - 09/30/2009)
  • Member, Am Geriatrics Soc/Am Board Internal Medicine - develop geriatric performance measures for CMS (01/01/2006 - 09/30/2009)

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