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Mosqueda receives community service award

Dr. Laura Mosqueda, the Reagan Endowed Chair in Geriatrics at UC Irvine, recently received the Donald N. Phelps Community Service…

April 23, 2008

Dr. Laura Mosqueda, the Reagan Endowed Chair in Geriatrics at UC Irvine, recently received the Donald N. Phelps Community Service Award from the Elder Financial Protection Network. Mosqueda (pictured) was honored for her contribution to elder financial abuse protection. In addition, Mosqueda will join other UCI geriatricians at the American Geriatric Society Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington next month. Dr. Lisa Gibbs will moderate a symposium on “Death by Neglect: What HealthCare Providers Need to Know;” Dr. Solomon Liao will moderate a pre-conference session on “Intervention and Prevention of Elder Mistreatment: Policy and Practical Implications for Practitioners,” and Mosqueda will speak at a pre-conference session on “Opportunities for Clinical Care and Education: The Importance of an Interdisciplinary Approach.”