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Anna Chodos Awarded Grant to Start Geriatrics Neurology Center of Excellence at ZSFG

Anna Chodos, MD, MPH and Serggio Lanata, MD, MS from UCSF Memory and Memory and Aging Center were awarded a grant from the Global Brain Health Institute to start a Geriatrics Neurology Center of Excellence at ZSFG to serve patients with cognitive complaints or known dementia. This clinic will have a geriatrician, behavioral neurologist, geriatric pharmacist and social worker. The clinical team includes Shirley Wong, PharmD (UCSF), Alexandra Nelson, MD, PhD (UCSF Memory and Aging Center), and Serana Chester, PhD and Jary Larsen, PhD (ZSFG Neuropsychology). The evaluation team will determine the impact on patients and resource utilization and includes Christina Weyer-Jamora, PhD (ZSFG Dir of Neuropsychology), Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD (UCSF Chair of Epidemiology and Biostatistics), and Claude Hemphill, MD (ZSFG Chair of Neurology).