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USPSTF: Members of Older Adults Workgroup


The Older Adults Workgroup of the USPSTF is a group of USPSTF members and other experts with interest and expertise in special issues facing older adults. The goal of the Older Adults Workgroup is to provide feedback to the larger Task Force on methods of reviewing evidence and developing evidence-based recommendations on preventive services specific to older adults. A list of members is below.


Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD, Workgroup Chair
Professor, Geriatrics and Adult Development, Medicine, Health Policy
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Adelita Gonzales Cantu, RN, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chronic Nursing Care
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Michael LeFevre, MD, MSPH
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO

Judith Ockene, PhD, MEd, MA (former USPSTF member)
Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Albert Siu, MD, MSPH
Chair, Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Evelyn Whitlock, MD, MPH (from the Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center)
Center for Health Research
Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR

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Current as of February 2011


Internet Citation:

USPSTF: Members of Older Adults Workgroup. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. February 2011. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/tfolderwg.htm


 


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