News, Views, and Breakthroughs

Pepper Scholar Alumni Julien Cobert, MD and Team Publish their Paper " Resilience, Survival and Functional Independence in Older Adults Facing Critical Illness"

June 26, 2024
Older adults often experience worsening functional impairments after surviving critical illness, and this study investigates whether pre-ICU resilience is linked to better post-ICU outcomes such as survival and functional independence. Conducting a retrospective cohort study, Pepper Scholar Alumni...

“Relationships, Very Quickly, Turn to Nothing” New Research from Dr. Ashwin Kotwal and Team

April 26, 2024
Dr. Ashwin Kotwal (Pepper Scholar Alumnus), Dr. Theresa Allison (Pepper PESC Scholar), Dr. Krista Harrison (Pepper PESC Scholar), Dr.

International Collaboration at the Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology of Sao Paolo Congress

April 26, 2024
Marlon Aliberti, MD, PhD (previous visiting scholar), Ken Covinsky, MD, MPH (Pepper Co-Director), and 

MSTAR Student, Belinda Tang, and UCSF Pepper Investigate Medication Management Challenges Among Older Adults

April 26, 2024
Belinda Tang, MSTAR student, Edie Espejo, MA (Pepper Statistician), Mike Steinman, MD (Pepper Co-Director), and 

Drs. Deardorff and Haimovich's Latest Editorial Dives into Designing Clinical Prediction Rules for Implementation

April 26, 2024
Pepper Scholar James Deardorff, MD and Adrian Haimovich, MD, PhD published an editorial entitled "

Ashwin Kotwal, MD, MS was quoted in the New York Times

March 25, 2024
Pepper Scholar Alumnus Ashwin Kotwal, MD, MS was quoted in an article entitled, "These Skiers Are Still Chasing Powder

Exploring Perspectives on Caring for Middle-Aged Patients with Functional Impairment: Insights from Primary Care Providers and Geriatricians

March 25, 2024
Pepper Scholar Alumni Drs. Francesca Nicosia and Rebecca Brown and their team consisting of