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About Jane S. Saczynski

Dr. Jane S. Saczynski, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is also Associate Professor in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations. She is a neuroepidemiologist with research interests in cardiovascular disease and the risk for cognitive decline and dementia in middle aged and older adults. Within large-scale epidemiologic studies she has looked at how cardiovascular diseases, such as diabetes and dyslipidemia, are related to cognitive impairment, brain changes and dementia. Her current work is examining the role of cognitive impairment in the performance of self-care activities in patients with chronic diseases such as congestive heart failure.

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Junior Investigator Research Award - HMO-Research Network (2008)
  • Nathan Shock Postdoctoral Award - National Institute on Aging (2007)
  • Fellows Award for Research Excellence -National Institutes of Health (2004)


Contact Information

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
55 Lake Avenue North, AC7-045
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: 508-856-6944


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