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Our Faculty are well-known for their strong interest in clinical and research activities.

Professors

Mukaila Raji, M.D., MS Mukaila Raji, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.P.
Professor & Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Edgar Gnitzinger Distinguished Professorship in Aging
Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

James S. Goodwin, M.D. James S. Goodwin, M.D.
Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine
George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Sealy Center on Aging
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

Elena Volpi, M.D., Ph.D. Elena Volpi, M.D., Ph.D.
Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine-Geriatrics and Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Director, Sealy Center on Aging Metabolism Research Core Laboratory
Director, UTMB Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Associate Director, Institute for Translational Sciences
Associate Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Internal Medicine
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

 

Karl Eschbach, Ph.D. Karl Eschbach, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Internal and Preventive Medicine & Community Health
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director of Population Research, Sealy Center on Aging
Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

 

Yong-Fang Kuo, Ph.D. Yong-Fang Kuo, Ph.D.
Don W. and Frances Powell Professorship
in Aging Research
Associate Professor to Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professors

Maria E. Camacho, M.D. Maria E. Camacho Hughes, M.D.
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine-Geriatrics
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professors

Erin L. Hommel, M.D. Erin L. Hommel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine-Geriatrics
Biography
Curriculum Vitae

Elizabeth Jaramillo, M.D. Elizabeth Jaramillo, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine-Geriatrics
Biography
Curriculum Vitae

Vinod Kaushik, M.D. Vinod Kaushik, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine-Geriatrics
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

Stephen C. Lippold, M.D. Stephen C. Lippold, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine-Geriatrics
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

Anna Rotkiewicz-Piorun, M.D. Anna Rotkiewicz-Piorun, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine-Geriatrics
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

Nurse Practitioners

Jonne L. Davis, A.N.P. Jonne L. Davis, A.N.P.
Nurse Practitioner
Geriatric Medicine Clinic
Biography
Pub Med Search
Curriculum Vitae

Tammie Michael Tammie Michael, M.S.N., APRN, AGPCNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Geriatric Medicine Clinic
Care Transitions Team
House Call Program
Curriculum Vitae

Jennifer Shippy, M.S.N., APRN, AGNP-C Jennifer Shippy, M.S.N., APRN, AGNP-C
Nurse Practitioner
Geriatric Medicine Clinic
Nursing Home Program
Curriculum Vitae

Andrea Wirt, M.S.N., R.N. Andrea Wirt, M.S.N., R.N.
Nurse Practitioner
Geriatric Medicine Clinic
Biography
Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Staff

Dayna Compton
Dayna Compton
Administrative Coordinator
Department of Internal Medicine
General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Nephrology & Hypertension, and Palliative Care
301 University Blvd, 4.156 John Sealy Annex
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
Division Main: 409.747.3075 | Fax: 409.747.3585
Email: dacompto@utmb.edu

Jay Torres
Jay Torres
Business Manager
Department of Internal Medicine
General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Nephrology & Hypertension, and Palliative Care
301 University Blvd, 4.156 John Sealy Annex
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
Office: 409.747.2135 | Fax: 409.772.4982
E-mail: johtorre@utmb.edu

Danielle LipscombDanielle Lipscomb
Business Coordinator
Department of Internal Medicine –Division of Geriatric Medicine
301 University Blvd, 6.608 Rebecca Sealy
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
Division Main: 409.266.9635 | Fax: 409.747.3585
Email: dalipco@utmb.edu

Sandra Valdivia Sandra Valdivia
Coordinator, Care Transitions Team
Department of Internal Medicine – Division of Geriatric Medicine
301 University Blvd, 6.106A Rebecca Sealy
Galveston, TX 77555-0562
Office: 409.266.9634 | Fax: 409.747.3585
Email: sanleal@utmb.edu

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