Marie Bernard ’72 named deputy director of National Institute on Aging

Posted November 15th, 2008 at 10:07 pm.

Marie A. Bernard, ’72, a noted geriatrician and educator, has been named deputy director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Bernard, who earned her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania after graduating cum laude from Bryn Mawr with an A.B. in chemistry, has a broad background as both a researcher and a clinician. Before moving to the NIA, she held the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Geriatric Medicine and was professor and chair of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She served on the NIA’s National Advisory Council on Aging from 2002–2005.

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