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Gordon H. DeFriese, PhD

Web site

http://www.med.unc.edu/wrkunits/2depts/soclmed/FACULTY&STAFF/DeFriese_profile.html

Email

gordon_defriese@unc.edu

Brief Bio

Gordon DeFreise holds joint appointments as a Professor of Social Medicine, Dental Ecology, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Administration. He is a former Director of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and the UNC Institute on Aging.

Areas of Interest in Aging

Factors which motivate and enable community-dwelling older adults to learn and practice self-care skills, particularly when faced with functional limitations.

Aging Affiliations at UNCCH


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