Frailty associated problems in the elderly are a cause of morbidity and burden to the individual, their carer and society. Interventions such as exercise are of benefit. Work with the delivery of exercise programs in the elderly is underway. Collaberative research programs are being undertaken for this.Similarly, osteoporosis is a problem in elderly people. Studies in the prevention and treatment are being undertaken.
Broad Research Areas:
Ageing, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gerontology - Geriatrics, Bone, Health Services Management
MB BS MPH UNSW, PhD Syd, FRACP
Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Endocrine Society of Australia, Australian Diabetes Society, Fertility Society of Australia, Australian Society of Geriatric Medicine, Australian Association of Gerontology, Australian & New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society, The Endocrine Society (of America), American Society of Bone & Mineral Research
Specific Research Keywords:
Exercise, Osteoporosis, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation