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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai appoints chair of geriatrics, palliative medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai appoints chair of geriatrics, palliative medicine
November 13, 2017

R . Sean Morrison, MD, has been appointed Ellen and Howard C. Katz chair of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Morrison, who joined the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty in 1995, has focused his research on improving the quality of life for seriously ill older adults.

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

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