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gohar azhar

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    skeletal muscle and nutrition.regenerative medicinemolecular biologyGeriatricsCardiovascular

    About

    Professional Education 1986 MD in Medicine, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. 1978 H.S.C. in Biology, St. Joseph’s College, Karachi, Pakistan Awards and Service 2014 Dean’s All Star Out-patient Physicians award 2013 Dean’s All Star Out-patient Physicians award 2011 Educational Excellence Award, UAMS 2010 Red Sash Award, UAMS 2009 “America’s Top Physicians” 2006 Outstanding Poster Award, Society of Geriatric Cardiology, Washington, D.C. 2005 Career Development Award, South Central Regional United States VA, Little Rock, AR. 2004 First prize in the Biology of Aging Presidential Poster session, American Geriatric Society, NY. 2004 American Geriatric Society/Merck 2004 New Investigator award. 1994 Excellence in Ambulatory Care Award, Western Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. 1994 Outstanding Resident Award, Western Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. 1978 Excellence in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. Professional Experience 2011- present. Director of the Physician-Scientist Training Program, RIOA, UAMS 2011- present Research Scientist affiliation, GRECC, CAVHS, Little Rock, AR 2009- present Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Aging program, RIOA, UAMS 2007- present Associate Professor of Geriatrics, Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 2002-2007 Assistant Professor of Geriatrics, Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 2007-2009 Director, Geriatric Consultation Services at CAVHS, Little Rock, AR 2007-2009 Director, Research and Development of Geriatric Extended Care, CAVHS, Little Rock, AR 2005-2009 Staff Physician, CAVHS, Little Rock, AR 2005-2006 Medical Director, Pleasant Valley Living Center, Little Rock, AR 2002-2005 SFPAG fellow at the CAVHS, Little Rock, AR 2000-2002 Attending Physician, Kit Clark Senior Services Center, Dorchester, MA 1998- 2002 Attending physician, Adult Medicine Bowdoin Street Health Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 1998-2002 Associate in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 1998-2002 Instructor in Medicine, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School 1999-2002 Director, Pain Management Program, Bowdoin Street Health Center, Boston, MA 1994-1997 Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School 1992-1994 Resident in Internal Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital 1991-1992 Intern, Western Pennsylvania Hospital Internal Medicine 1989-1990 General Practice, Karachi, Pakistan 1988-1989 Resident in Internal Medicine and Hematology Oncology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. 1987-1988 House officer in Gynecology & Obstetrics, Lady Dufferin Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. 1986-1987 House officer in Medicine and Surgery, Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

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    Publications (5)

    • Do anabolic nutritional supplements stimulate human growth hormone secretion in elderly women with heart failure?

      • Smeets E
      • Schutzler S
      • Wei J
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    • Hydration health literacy in the elderly

      • Picetti D
      • Foster S
      • Pangle A
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    • Quality of meal protein determines anabolic response in older adults

      • Kim I
      • Shin Y
      • Schutzler S
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    • SIRT2 gene has a classic SRE element, is a downstream target of serum response factor and is likely activated during serum stimulation

      • Zhang X
      • Azhar G
      • Wei J
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    • Falls and comorbid conditions among community dwelling Arkansas older adults from a population-based survey

      • George M
      • Azhar G
      • Kilmer G
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