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OAC Awarded 2017 Excellence in Partnership Award for Education and Training

The Optimizing Aging Collaborative at UCSF (OAC) has been selected to receive the 2017 Excellence in Partnership Award for Education and Training by the UCSF Center for Community Engagement. The Co-Principal Investigators, Louise Walter, MD and Anna Chodos, MD, MPH , Director Alicia Neumann, PhD, MPA, and OAC's community partners will receive the award at a celebration on Oct 19th. This acknowledges OAC's work as a citywide partnership of community organizations, social service agencies, and primary care health systems collaborating to provide geriatrics education, primary care-geriatrics integration,, and patient, family and caregiver education and engagement. The OAC's success is due to the work of the following UCSF faculty and staff and our partners:

UCSF Faculty and Staff
Louise Walter, MD
Anna Chodos, MD, MPH
Alicia Neumann, PhD, MPA
Jack Anderson
Kate Radcliffe
Pei Chen, MD
Miranda Dunlop, MD
Helen Kao, MD
Eric Widera, MD
Brooke Hollister, PhD
Helen Horvath, RN, MS, ANP
Lynda Mackin, RN, PhD, ANP
Carla Perissinotto, MD, MHS
Josette Rivera, MD
Brie Williams, MD, MS
Louise Aronson, MD, MFA
Elaine Chow
Caroline Sou
Janet Myers, PhD
Remi Frazier

Partners
Alzheimer’s Association – Northern Nevada and Northern California Chapter
Homebridge
Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly-San Francisco
Openhouse
San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services
San Francisco Health Network/Department of Public Health
UC Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco VA Medical Center