Taking care after 50: a self-care guide for seniors

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Three Rivers Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Older people - 374 pages
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Harvey Jay Cohen, MD, is a geriatrician and oncologist who serves in several professional roles at Duke University Medical Center, including Walter Kempner Professor and Chair for the Department of Medicine, Director of the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, and Principal Investigator of the Duke Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. In addition, he also chairs the Cancer in the Elderly Committee for Cancer and Acute Leukemia Group B (CALGB) and co-chairs the Task Force on Cancer and Aging for the American Association for Cancer Research. He is a member of the International Association of Gerontology Governing Board and a past president of the American Geriatrics Society, the Gerontological Society of America and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology. Dr Cohen is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, the International Editorial Board of Geriatrics and Gerontology International and the Editorial Advisory Board of both the American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and Research News. He has received the Joseph T. Freeman Award and the Kent Award from the Gerontological Society of America, the Jahnigen Memorial Award from the American Geriatrics Society, the Paul Calabresi Award from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology and the Clinically-Based Research Mentoring Award from Duke University.

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