Thomas Michael Gill, MD

Humana Foundation 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

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

Office of Student Research

School of Public Health

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Dr. Thomas Gill is Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Investigative Medicine and the Humana Foundation Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Yale University. He received his research training in clinical epidemiology as a Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Clinical Scholar at Yale, and he joined the faculty in 1994 after completing an additional year as a geriatrics fellow. Dr. Gill is a leading authority on the epidemiology and prevention of disability among older persons and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholars in Aging Research Award, the RWJ Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award, the 2001 Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award from the American Geriatrics Society, the Ewald W. Busse Research Award in the Biomedical Sciences, and the 2012 Joseph T. Freeman Award from the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Gill holds several leadership positions at Yale, including Director of the Program on Aging and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Director of the Center on Disability and Disabling Disorders, and Director of an NIA-funded postdoctoral training program in Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging-Related Research. Dr. Gill’s research and mentoring program is currently supported by an NIA Leadership Award and an NIA-funded R01, and includes three NIA-funded multi-site clinical trials. His research accomplishments have been recognized through receipt of a MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health and election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians.

Education & Training

MD University of Chicago (1987)
BA Loyola University (1985)
BS Loyola University (1983)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident University of Washington
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine (1994)

Honors & Recognition

  • Ewald W. Busse Research Award in the Biomedical Sciences (2009)

  • Election to Interurban Clinical Club (2008)

  • NIH MERIT Award (2005)

  • Election to American Society of Clinical Investigation (2005)

  • Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation AwardAmerican Geriatrics Society (2001)

  • Election to American Association of Physicians (2010)

  • Joseph T. Freeman AwardGerontological Society of America (2012)

Professional Service

  • Member, Senior Appointments and Promotions Committee Yale School of Medicine (2010 - 2013)

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences (2005 - 2012)

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Contact Info

Thomas Michael Gill, MD
Patient Care Locations
874 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
TESTYale-New Haven Hospital - West Pavilion
1 Park Street, Wing T

New Haven, CT 06504
Office Location
E.S. Harkness Memorial Hall, Building A
367 Cedar Street, Ste Rm 317a

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Adler Geriatric Center20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Curriculum Vitae

Yale Program on Aging