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Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers - Partners

We draw on the outstanding resources of five major teaching institutions, over 75 faculty, hundreds of clinical affiliates, and four major libraries.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
10th Floor, Annenberg Building
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1070
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-5561
Fax: 212-860-9737
Web site:
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J Peters VA Medical Center

130 West Kingsbridge Rd, 4A-17
Bronx, NY 10468
Phone: 718-584-9000 x3800
Fax: 718-741-4211
Web site:

Morris W. Stroud III Center for Study of Quality of Life
Columbia University in the City of New York
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027-6902
Phone: 212-781-0600

Web site:

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

433 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-998-5300
Web site:

The Research Division of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale
5901 Palisade Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Phone: 718-581-1139

The New Jewish Home
Research Institute on Aging

120 West 106th Street
New York, NY 10025
Phone: 212-870-4849

National Geriatric Education Centers

Arizona GEC
Directors: Mindy Fain, MD & Jane Mohler NP-c, MPH, PhD
University of Arizona Center on Aging
1821 E Elm St.
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-626-5800
Fax: 520-626-5801
Arkansas GEC
Director: Ronni Chernoff, PhD, RD, FADA
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham Street Slot 798
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-257-5537
Fax: 501-257-4531

Atlanta Regional GEC
Director: Theodore Johnson, MD, MPH
Emory Center for Health in Aging
Emory University
1841 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA  30329
Phone: 404-728-6295
Fax: 404-728-6425

California GEC
Director: Janet C. Frank, DrPH
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
10945 Leconte Avenue Suite 2339
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1687
Phone: 310-312-0531
Fax: 310-312-0546

Carolina GEC
Director: Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD
University of North Carolina
SOM Center for Aging & Health
Chapel Hill Center for Aging and Health
CB #7550, 5003 Old Clinic
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7550
Phone: 919-843-6675
Fax: 919-966-9746

Central Plains GEC
Director: Linda Redford, RN, PhD
University of Kansas Medical Centerl
Landon Center on Aging
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, MS 1005
Kansas City, KS 66160-0001
Phone: 913-588-1464
Fax: 913-588-3179

Consortium Of New York GECs
Director: Judith L. Howe, PhD
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine,  1 Gustave L. Levy PI
Box 1070 (Geriatrics)
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 718-584-9000 x3805
Fax: 718-741-4211

Duke University GEC
Director: Mitchell T Heflin, MD, MHSc
Duke University Medical Center
Center for the Study of Aging & Human Development
P.O. Box 3003
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919-660-7577
Fax: 919-668-0453

East Texas GEC
Director: Anthony DiNuzzo, PhD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Rte 0460
Galveston, TX 77555-0460
Phone: 409-772-5367
Fax: 409-772-8931

Eastern Pennsylvania-Delaware GEC
Director: Christine Arenson, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
1015 Walnut Street, Suite 401
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-955-0642
Fax: 215-955-0640

Finger Lakes GEC of Upstate New York (FLGEC-UNY)
Director: Jurgis Karuza, PhD
University of Rochester, Div. of Geriatrics and Aging
Monroe Community Hospital
435 E Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14620-4629
Phone: 585-760-6354
Fax: 585-760-6376

Gateway GEC of Missouri & Illinois
Director: John E. Morley, MB, BCh
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
1402 S. Grand Blvd, M238
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: 314-977-8462
Fax: 314-771-8575

GEC of Michigan
Director: Jeffrey Dwyer, PhD
Michigan State University
A209 East Fee East Lansing, MI 48824-1315
Phone: 517-353-7828
Fax: 517-353-1879

GEC of Pennsylvania
Director: Richard Schulz, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
3343 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-2311
Fax: 412-624-4810

George Washington University GEC
Director: Beverly Lunsford, PhD, RN
Washington DC Area Geriatric Education Center Consortium
2030 M St NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC   20036
Phone: 202-994-7969
Fax: 202-994-2777

Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia
Director: Mary Ann Forciea, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Institute on Aging
3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-5099
Fax: 215-573-8684

Director: Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD
NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
3446 S University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328-2018
Phone: 954-262-1078
Fax: 954-262-2702

Iowa GEC
Director: Paul Mulhausen, MD
University of Iowa
SE 622 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-7053
Fax: 319-356-3086

Johns Hopkins GEC Consortium
Director: John Burton, MD
Johns Hopkins University
5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle
John R. Burton Pavilion
Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: 410- 550-0926
Fax: 410-550-1069

Meharry Consortium GEC
Director: Charles P Moulton, MD, MS
Center on Aging, Meharry Medical College
1005 Dr D B Todd Jr Blvd
Nashville, TN 37208
Phone: 615-237-6947
Fax: 615-327-6864/5711

Miami Area GEC
Director: Edwin Olsen, MD, JD, MBA
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
1695 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 3204E (D-101)
Miami, FL 33136
Phone: 305-355-9123
Fax: 305-355-9195

Minnesota Area GEC
Director: Robert Kane, MD
University of Minnesota
School of Public Health
Division of Health Policy & Management
420 Delaware Street SE MMC 197
Minneapolis, MN 55455-2009
Phone: 612-624-1185
Fax: 612-624-8448

Montana GEC
Director: Gayle Hudgins, PharmD
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive - SB 319
Missoula, MT 59812-1522
Phone: 406-243-2453
Fax: 406-243-4353

Nevada GEC
Director: Patricia Swager, MEd
411 West 2nd Street
Reno, NV 89503-5308
Phone: 775-327-2285
Fax: 775-784-4544

New Jersey GEC
Director: Anita Chopra, MD
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
New Jersey, Institute for Successful Aging
42 E Laurel Road, Suite 1800
Stratford, NJ 08084-1504
Phone: 856-566-7141
Fax: 856-566-6419

Northern New England GEC
Director: Stephen J. Bartels, MD, MS
Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging
Geisel School of Medicine
Department of Community & Family Medicine
HB 7520, Hanover, NH, 03766
Phone: 603-653-3443
Fax: 603-653-0894

Northwest GEC

Northwest Geriatric Education Center
University of Washington
815 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109-4714
Phone: 206-616-4276
Fax: 206-616-3064

Ohio Valley Appalachia Regional GEC

Director: Arleen Johnson, PhD
University of Kentucky
658 S Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0442
Phone: 859-257-8314
Fax: 859-323-4940

Oklahoma GEC
Director: Tom Teasdale, DrPH
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1122 NE 13th Street ORB 1200
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: 405-271-8130
Fax: 405-271-3887

Oregon GEC
Director: Elizabeth Eckstrom, MD, MPH
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, MSL475
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-494-8465
Fax: 503-494-4721

Pacific Islands GEC
Director: Kamal Masaki, MD
University of Hawaii
347 N Kuakini Street, HPM-9
Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: 808-523-8461
Fax: 808-528-1897
Palmetto State GEC
Director: Victor Hirth, MD, MHA, CMD, FACP, AGSF
University of South Carolina Geriatrics
3010 Farrow Road, Suite 300A
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: 803-434-1244
Fax: 803-434-4331
Rhode Island GEC
Director: Phillip Clark, ScD
University of Rhode Island
Quinn Hall, 55 Lower College Rd.
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2689
Fax: 401-874-9322

South, West, & Central Consortium GEC of Texas (SWAC-C GEC)
Director: Michele Saunders, DMD, MS, MPH
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 7921
San Antonio, TX 78229-3901
Phone: 210-562-6560
Fax: 210-562-6564

Stanford GEC
Director: Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, PhD
Stanford University
School of Medicine
1215 Welch Road , Mod G, Rm 27
Stanford, CA 94305-5403
Phone: 650-721-1023
Fax: 650-721-1026

Texas Consortium GEC
Director: Robert Roush, EdD, MPH
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS 230
Houston, TX 77030-3411
Phone: 713-798-4611
Fax: 713-798-6688

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center GEC
Director: Stephanie McClure, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
1400 South Coulter, Suite 2700
Amarillo, TX    79106
Phone: 806-356-4637
Fax: 806-356-4642

University of Alabama at Birmingham GEC
Director: Cynthia J. Brown, MD, MSPH
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1530 3rd Ave South, CH19 201
Birmingham, AL 35294-2041
Phone: 205-975-8550
Fax: 205-934-7354

University of New England Maine GEC

Director: Judith Metcalf, APRN, BC, MS
University of New England
Center for Community and Public Health
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland, ME 04103-2670
Phone: 207-221-4459
Fax: 207-523-1922

Virginia GEC
Director: Edward Ansello, PhD
Virginia Center on Aging
Virginia Commonwealth University
PO Box 980229
Richmond, VA 23298-0229
Phone: 804-828-1525
Fax: 804-828-7905

West Virginia GEC
Associate Director: Nancy Daugherty
Robert C Byrd HSC
West Virginia University - Charleston Division
3110 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: 304-347-1208
Fax: 304-556-3824

Wisconsin GEC
Director: Stacy Barnes, MGS
Marquette University
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: 414-288-3709
Fax: 414-288-1973

Wyoming GEC
Director: Christine McKibbin, PhD
1000 E. University Avenue Dept. 3432
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-2719
Fax: 307-766-2763

Other Sites:

•   Administration for Community Living (Administration on Aging)
•   Alzheimer's Foundation of America
•   American Association of Colleges of Nursing
•   American Geriatrics Society
•   American Nurses Association / ANA Nursing World
•   American Society on Aging
•   Bureau of Health Resources Services Administration
•   Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging
•   CaringKind-The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving
•   Car Resources for Seniors
•   Center for Healthy Aging
•   Center for Medicare Advocacy
•   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
• esta encantado de ofrecer recursos de enfermeria en Espanol
•   U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
•   EduMed
•   Elder Investment Fraud
•   ElderWeb - Resource Site
•   End of Life Choices, New York    
•   Gerontological Society of America
•   Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
•   Hearing Health: The Ultimate Guide to Hearing Health for Veterans
•   Mesothelioma Veterans Center
•   National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)
•   National Council on Aging (NCOA)
•   National Senior Citizen Law Center
•   New York State Association of Area Agencies in Aging
•   New York State Office for the Aging
•   NYC Department for the Aging
•   Senior Resource
•   Social Work Education Guide
•   Support for Caregivers of Elderly Veterans with Dementia

•   United States Senate Special Committee on Aging 


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