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Translating Research to Policy: Judy Salerno of the Institute of Medicine

Aug 16
2011

Translating Research to Policy: Judy Salerno of the Institute of Medicine

Judy A. Salerno, MD, MS, is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Executive Officer of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide advice to the nation on matters related to health and health policy. Dr. Salerno has served extensively in the field of aging research throughout her career, working to improve geriatric care and opportunities for scientists and clinicians. Tell us about the Institute of Medicine Many are surprised to learn that the IOM operates outside of government and receives no appropriation for its work. Established in 1970, the IOM is the health arm of…

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