Dean Linda P. Fried Awarded Kober Medal for Scientific and Mentorship Achievements

Monday, April 11, 2022

Dean Linda P. Fried Awarded Kober Medal for Scientific and Mentorship Achievements

April 11, 2022-- Columbia Aging Center Director Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH has been awarded the Association of American Physicians’ 2022 George M. Kober Medal in recognition of her groundbreaking contributions to the science of health aging and for training many outstanding young scientists. A world-renowned geriatrician, Dr. Fried is known for her contributions to the science of healthy aging - defining frailty as a clinical syndrome and for prevention of frailty, disability, and cardiovascular disease. The Kober Medal is one of the highest honors in academic medicine and Dr. Fried shares how it represents “an important recognition of the potential to escalate capabilities to prevent ill health and extend health span in our now-longer lives.”

Join us in congratulating Dr. Fried for her outstanding achievement!

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