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Life Expectancy Calculation Internal Medicine Geriatrics Nursing Home Care Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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This well-qualified expert has been in the field of geriatric medicine for over 25 years. After earning his BA from Pitzer College, he went on to earn an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He earned his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University. He has over 150 peer reviewed publications and is recognized as a leader in the field of exceptional longevity. He is founder and director of the New England Centenarian Study and a principal investigator of the Long Life Family Study and the Longevity Consortium, funded by the National Institute on Aging. Currently, he serves as a professor of medicine at Boston University and a Senior Attending for the geriatrics section at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Perls is also a telemedicine physician for ~8 nursing homes in Massachusetts and Maine, covering weeknights and weekends for acutely ill SNF patients.

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Location: MA and ME
BA, Pitzer College
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
MD, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Internal Medicine Residency, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Fellowship, Postdoctoral, Brown University
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American Geriatrics Society
Director, Founder, New England Centenarian Study
Principal Investigator, Long Life Family Study, National Institute on Aging
Creator, Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator
Current, Professor, Medicine, Boston University
Senior Attending, Geriatrics, Boston Medical Center

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