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Callahan honored for improving older adults' health in their doctors' offices
Date:4/17/2012

INDIANAPOLIS Regenstrief Institute investigator Christopher Callahan, M.D., Cornelius and Yvonne Pettinga Professor in Aging Research at Indiana University School of Medicine and director of the IU Center for Aging Research, will receive the 2012 National Award for Career Achievement and Contribution to Clinical and Translational Science to be presented at Translational Science 2012 in Washington, D.C., April 18 to 20.

Dr. Callahan, who studies the real-world challenges of caring for older adults, especially those with late-life mental health issues accompanying physical maladies, is being recognized for his contributions to clinical and translation science from early clinical use to applicability for widespread clinical practice.

The Translational Science 2012 awards committee was composed of representatives from the Association for Clinical Research Training, the American Federation for Medical Research, the Society for Clinical and Translational Science and the Association for Patient-Oriented Research.

Dr. Callahan has spent more than two decades developing and studying new models of care designed to improve the health of older adults who are cared for by primary care physicians. The majority of older adults in the United States are seen by internists or other primary care physicians.

Dr. Callahan's highly respected work has been concentrated on late-life depression and dementia, with an emphasis on the medical complexity of older adults due to the multiple conditions they may need care for, the numerous medications required to treat these conditions and the frequent fragmentation of care. His work focuses on vulnerable elders who are typically low-income, minority and disabled.

Recognizing the unique health care needs of older adults, his research incorporates a broad range of outcome measures including cognitive, emotional and physical functions as well as quality of life and goals of care. He also studie
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Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-274-7722
Indiana University School of Medicine
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