BUFFALO, N.Y. — Bruce Troen, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, is being honored by the Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation (ASCF) with its Senior Leadership Award.
Many of us have heard of geriatric medicine before, but few people know all it entails. Geriatric Medicine is one of the most complex specialties in health care. From finding a physician to having numerous chronic illnesses, older adults face many difficulties when as they age.
Research by John J. Leddy, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics, and Barry S. Willer, PhD, professor of psychiatry, did not find evidence of early-onset dementia (EOD) in a study of retired National Football League and National Hockey League players.