Mary Elizabeth Tinetti, MD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine; Section Chief, Geriatrics

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student Research

School of Public Health

Yale Medical Group

Education & Training

MD University of Michigan (1978)
Fellow University of Rochester and Monroe Hospital
Resident University of Minnesota

Honors & Recognition

  • Honorary DoctorateLeuven University, Belgium (2012)

  • John M. Eisenberg AwardSociety for General Internal Medicine (2009)

  • Herbert de Vries AwardCouncil on Aging and Adult Development, Am Assoc for Physical Activity & Recreation (2009)

  • Distinguished Visiting Professor Univ of TexasUniversity of Texas - Research Day Distinguished Visiting Professor (2008)

  • MacArthur Foundation FellowJohn D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (2009)

  • Edward Henderson AwardThe American Geriatrics Society (2011)

  • Distinguished Alumni AwardUniversity of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency Program. (2011)

Professional Service

  • Paul Beeson Faculty Scholar Award Advisory Board Paul Beeson Faculty Scholar Award Advisory Board - Am Federation for Aging Research (1994 - 2009)

  • AGS/ABIM Physician Consortium to develop geriatric performance measures for CMS Am Geriatrics Soc/Am Board Internal Medicine - develop geriatric performance measures for CMS (2006 - 2009)

  • Advisory Board, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Advisory Board, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program (2003 - 2009)

  • Advisory Committee, Predoctoral clinical research training Program T32 Advisory Committee, Predoctoral clinical research training Program T32 (2006 - 2009)

  • Advisory Board, Community Alliance for Research and Engagement Advisory Board, Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (2008 - 2009)

  • EPH A&P committee Appointments and Promotions Committee, Epidemiology and Public Health (2003 - 2009)

  • Intern Selection Committee Intern Selection Committee/Dept. Medicine (1989 - 2009)

  • Research Committee, Department of Medicine Research Committee, Dept. of Medicine (2008 - 2009)

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

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Contact Info

Mary Elizabeth Tinetti, MD
Patient Care Locations
874 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
TESTYale-New Haven Hospital - West Pavilion
1 Park Street, Wing T

New Haven, CT 06504
Temple Medical Center
40 Temple Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Lab Location
Program on Aging300 George Street, Ste Suite 775
New Haven, CT 06511
Office Location
Internal Medicine/GeriatricsE.S. Harkness Memorial Hall, Building A
367 Cedar Street, Ste Room 318A

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Internal Medicine - GeriatricsPO Box 208025
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8025

Program on Aging