The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in June selected Joe Verghese, M.B.B.S., M.S., director of the Einstein Montefiore Center for the Aging Brain, for its 2023 Joseph T. Freeman Award, which acknowledges a prominent clinician in the field of aging in both research and practice.
GSA is the largest interdisciplinary organization in the United States devoted to the field of aging. The recipients’ achievements serve as milestones in the history and development of gerontology.
Dr. Verghese is chief of the integrated divisions of cognitive and motor aging at Einstein and Montefiore. He also is the Murray D. Gross Memorial Faculty Scholar in Gerontology, the director of the Resnick Gerontology Center, and a professor in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and of medicine at Einstein.