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Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., M.P.H., granted Leadership Award by the National Institute on Aging to build nation’s first delirium research center

Kick-off event slated for October 30, 2013

Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., M.P.H., Director of the Aging Brain Center in the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife, professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a faculty member in the Division of Gerontology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), recently received the prestigious Academic Leadership Award (K07) from the National Institutes of Health to build the nation’s first Center of Excellence for Delirium Research. The Center, which will be called CEDARTREE (Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging: Research, Training and Educational Enhancement) will be located at Hebrew SeniorLife and will operate under the direction of a national advisory board in close collaboration with Harvard Medical School and other academic institutions throughout Massachusetts.