Creating Healthy Longevity: A Basis for a Third Demographic Dividend for Society
Dr. Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, is a global leader in the fields of epidemiology and geriatrics who has dedicated her career to the science of healthy aging and longer health span for all, and creating the knowledge needed for transition to a world where greater longevity benefits people of all ages. An internationally renowned scientist, she has authored over 500 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Dr. Fried has done seminal work in defining frailty as a medical syndrome, characterizing disability, cardiovascular disease and multimorbidity in older adults, and illuminating their causes and the potential for prevention as keys to optimizing health for older adults.
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