Linda P. Fried
- Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
MD; MPH. Leader in epidemiology, gerontology and geriatrics. Scientist with expertise in healthy ageing, health promotion and prevention of disease, frailty and disability; definer of the syndrome of frailty in aging, social capital, and creating the basis for a transition to an ageing world that benefits all ages. Dean, DeLamar Prof. of Public Health, and Prof. of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia Univ.; concurrently, Prof. of Medicine, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia. Co-Designer and Co-Founder, Experience Corps, a community-based senior volunteer programme. Member: Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences; Global Agenda Council on Ageing, World Economic Forum; MacArthur Network on an Aging Society. Recipient of awards, including: US Bridge Builders Award; Living Legend in Medicine, US Congress; Longevity Prize, Fondation Ipsen; Silver Scholar Award, Alliance for Aging Research.