Community Workforce

Physicians as Advocates for Human Dignity: Compassionate Release Policy Reform

September 1, 2017

Tideswell’s Brie Williams published an article in the AMA Journal of Ethics about Compassionate Release Policy reform, which argues that

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Tideswell’s Deborah Barnes shares the success of her PLIÉ Program: Improving Function & Quality of Life in Vets with Dementia

June 28, 2017

Tideswell’s Senior Investigator Deborah Barnes, PhD, MPH developed the following video pitch about her program called PLIÉ: Prevention of Loss

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Evidence-Based Compassionate Release Policies for Seriously Ill Prisoners

February 9, 2017

Brie Williams and Cyrus Ahalt of Tideswell’s Criminal Justice Aging Project write about compassionate release policies for prisoners in a

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Tideswell’s Brie Williams and Her Work With Older Prisoners is Featured

January 11, 2017

Dr. Brie Williams is interviewed about her work lobbying for compassionate release programs for non-threatening older or sick prisoners.  She calls

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Tideswell’s Brie Williams Quoted in the New York Times

January 14, 2016

Dr. Williams is an expert in correctional health and has called for a national commission to address the compassionate release

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Tideswell’s Deborah Barnes to Present at the Alzheimer’s Association Annual Conference

October 23, 2015

Senior Investigator Dr. Deborah Barnes will present her work on PLIÉ: Preventing Loss of Independence through Exercise at the 2015

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The CAHP offering SFVAMC police officer trainings

September 4, 2015

The Community Aging Health Project (CAHP), which is supported by Tideswell at UCSF and the Langeloth Foundation, develops geriatrics trainings

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How Academic Medicine and Correctional Facilities Can Forge Progress Together

September 1, 2015

Tideswell Associate Director, Dr. Brie Williams, discusses opportunities for academic medicine to interface with the criminal justice system in a new

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Drs. Williams and Brown receive Special Commendation from the The San Francisco Board of Supervisors

May 29, 2015

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will be honoring the Brie Williams, MD and Rebecca Brown, MD with a special commendation

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Program for the Aging Century, UCSF Geriatrics Division

More Seniors, Fewer Geriatricians: Shifting Demographics Pose Challenges for Medical Education

May 7, 2015

With geriatrics already one of medicine’s underrepresented subspecialties, the coming demographic shift poses enormous challenges for the future of medical

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Deb Barnes to Give Keynote at Alzheimer’s Association Retreat

May 6, 2015

On Thursday, May 14th Deb Barnes, Senior Investigator of Tideswell at UCSF, will deliver the Opening Keynote on PLIE: Preventing Loss

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How can criminal justice systems from police to probation address the medical and social needs of elderly prisoners?

March 10, 2015

Cyrus Ahalt, MPP and Brie Williams, MD, MS published an invited blog entry for the London-based Penal Reform International’s expert

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Community Aging Health Project Trainings at Riker’s Island and in Hawaii

February 19, 2015

The Community Aging Health Project (CAHP), directed by Dr. Brie Williams, and supported by the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation and Tideswell

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Dr. Williams receives UC President’s Research Catalyst Award

December 15, 2014

Brie Williams, MD has received a University of California President’s Research Catalyst Award that will fund $300,000 for her project

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Training Police Officers How to Assess Older Adults

December 4, 2014

Tideswell’s Community Aging Health Project and geriatrics trainings for police officers were highlighted recently in a SF Gate article, S.F. officers get training

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New Buildings for Older People

November 10, 2014

“Just as green architecture and design came into being in response to the energy crisis of the late 1970s, we

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Graying Prisoners

November 5, 2014

“More and more United States prisons resemble nursing homes with bars, where the elderly and infirm eke out shrunken lives,” states

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Financial Elder Exploitation Panel Discussion

October 23, 2014

Tideswell at UCSF and the Institute on Aging hosted a panel discussion on financial elder exploitation for older adults and

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Geriatrics Training for Police Officers: Creating a Safer Community

June 21, 2014

“As the U.S. population ages, police are increasingly serving as the eyes and ears of the health care profession,” said UCSF

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Caring for an Aging Population – Innovations in Geriatrics

About 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, and the number of seniors is expected to top 70 million by

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Dr. Williams’ Health Affairs article

March 19, 2014

  TidesWell Associate Director Dr. Brie Williams published an article titled “How Health Care Reform Can Transform The Health Of Criminal Justice-Involved

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Loneliness in Older Adults

March 11, 2012

Loneliness has been found to cause serious health problems and even death, according to new research findings by Drs. Carla Perissinotto

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