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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