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Leslie Wolfson, M.D.

Academic Title: Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology

Department/Center: John Dempsey Hospital

Education: MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine

Research Interests: Neurology

Selected Publications:

Wolfson L, Judge J, Whipple M, King M. Strength is a major factor in balance, gait and the occurrence of falls. J Gerontol, 50A(Special Issue-Workshop on Sarcopenia: Muscle Atrophy in Old Age): 64-67, 1995.

Wolfson L, Whipple R, Derby C, Judge J, King M, Amerman P, Schmidt J, Smyers D. Balance and strength trining in older adults: Intervention gains and Tai Chi maintenance. J Am Geriatr Soc, 44:498-506, 1996.

Schmidt JA, Gruman C, King MB, Wolfson L. Challenges to an exercise intervention: An analysis of dropouts. J Am Geriatr Soc, 48:952-960, 2000.

Benson R, Guttman C, Wei X, Warfield S, Hall C, Schmidt J, Wolfson L. Older people with impaired mobility have specific loci of periventricular abnormality on MRI. Neurology,
58:48-55, 2002.

Wei X, Warfield S, Zou K, Wells S, Wu Y, Li X, Guimond A, Anderson M, Mugler JP, Benson R, Wolfson LI, Weiner HL, Kiknis R, Guttmann C. Quantitative analysis of MRI sifnal abnormalities of brain white matter with high reproductibility and accuracy. J Mag Res Imag, 15:203-9, 2002.

DeMarcaida JA, Wolfson L. Mobility Disorders: How to evaluate and treat the effects of age and disease. In: Williams TF, Evans GJ, eds. Textbook of Geriatric Medicine. London: Oxford University Press, 1999.

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Educational Contribution
Students (MD)

Contact Information:
Phone: 860-679-3186
Fax: 860-679-4446
E-mail: wolfson@nso.uchc.edu

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