University of Colorado
School of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Our Next Presentation for the 2016-2017
academic year will be on
Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 7:30am
Our topic will be:
Women Veterans in the
Women's Health Initiative
Andrea LaCroix, PhD
Professor and Chief of Epidemiology
Family Medicine and Public Health
University of California, San Diego
The Learning Objectives are:
1. Discuss the projected increase in older women Veterans from now until 2025 and beyond and its implications for VA health services delivery across the adult lifecourse.
2. Discuss whether women Veterans have the same or different risks of chronic diseases, mortality, and healthy aging as their non-Veteran counterparts, and develop hypotheses for what might explain any observed differences.
3. Identify similarities and differences in how health behaviors impact risks for chronic diseases, mortality and healthy aging among women Veterans and non-Veterans.
Presentation Handout in .pdf format.
Geriatric Grand Rounds will be presented on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursday mornings from 7:30 - 8:30am, starting in September 2016
and ending at the end of May 2017
Geriatric Grand Rounds are presented in the Board Room (Room 7000) at Academic Office One (AO1), 12631 East 17th Ave. Aurora, CO 80045