Jul 20, 2018
In today’s podcast, we’ll talk with XinQi Dong, Director of Rutgers University’s Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. In addition to the institute directorship, Dong will serve as the inaugural Henry Rutgers Professor of Population Health Sciences. Most recently, he was a Professor of Medicine, Nursing, and Behavioral Sciences at the Rush University Medical Center and the Associate Director of the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging. His research and advocacy have been recognized by many national and international organizations, including awards by the American Public Health Association, American Geriatric Society, Gerontological Society of America, and International Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. He was the first geriatrician to receive the National Physician Advocacy Merit Award by the Institute on Medicine as a Profession. This year, he was elected to the prestigious American Society of Clinical Investigation. He has served as a commissioner for the Commission on Law and Aging at the American Bar Association, and he chaired the workshop on elder abuse prevention for the Institute of Medicine’s Global Violence Prevention Forum. A native of China, he completed his geriatric fellowship at Yale University Medical Center.