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Leadership in Aging





The Brookdale Foundation Group


Frank W. Burr Blvd

Suite 13

Teaneck, NJ









Cathleen Colón-Emeric, PhD

Cathleen Colón-Emeric

Dr. Cathleen Colón-Emeric, MD, MHSc is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University, a Senior Fellow for the Duke Center for Aging and Human Development, and serves as the Assistant Director of the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the Durham VA Medical Center, and Associate Vice-Chair for the Program for the Program for Women in Internal Medicine at Duke. Dr. Colón-Emeric graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine, a chief residency, and a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Colón-Emeric is a committee member for the American Geriatrics Society and the Gerontological Society of America.

Dr. Colón-Emeric is a clinical researcher, focusing on osteoporosis, falls, and fracture prevention in older adults, particularly after hip fracture and in the long-term care setting. She has served as a Faculty Expert for the Long-Term Care Resident Quality Improvement Initiatives (RES-Q) for the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence. She is the recipient of several research awards in Geriatric Medicine including a Brookdale Foundation Fellowship and a Paul B. Beeson award from the National Institutes of Health.

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