Mary Tinetti

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Mary Tinetti
Fields physician
Institutions Yale University
Alma mater University of Michigan, University of Rochester
Academic advisors T. Franklin Williams
Notable awards MacArthur Fellows Program

Mary Tinetti is an American physician, and Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University, and Director of the Yale Program on Aging.[1]


She graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor with a B.A. in 1973, and from the University of Michigan Medical School with an M.D. in 1978. She was a resident at the University of Minnesota. She studied on a geriatric fellowship at the University of Rochester with Dr. T. Franklin Williams. She pioneered the study of morbidity due to falls by elderly people, and investigated risk-reduction strategies that were both effective and cost-effective.[2]




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