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Pepper Center Rounds

When: Friday, July 21, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Eleanor Small   (312) 503-2497

Group: Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA)

Sponsor: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Northwestern Pepper Center and OAIC National Coordinating Center are pleased to present Pepper Center Rounds. Pepper Center Rounds are a venue to showcase high-quality research from scholars across the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers network. Please, join us!

Insulin Resistance and Aging

Tiffany Cortes, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Department of Endocrinology

UT Health San Antonio


Insulin Resistance and Aging


Dr Cortes is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, and the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the UT Health San Antonio. She has a joint appointment at South Texas VA with the Geriatrics Research Education Clinical Center. She completed her medical training at UT Health San Antonio, her residency in Internal Medicine University of Texas Medical Branch and Endocrinology fellowship at Mayo Clinic. She is active in teaching, clinical care, and research. Dr. Cortes’ research focus is on understanding the relationship between insulin resistance and functional decline in older adults, and interventions to address metabolic dysfunction in older adults.

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