Jeremy D. Walston, M.D.

Dr. Jeremy D. Walston, M.D. is a Geriatrician and is the Raymond and Anna Lublin Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is Principle Investigator of the Johns Hopkins Older Americans Independence Center, the co-director of the Biology of Healthy Aging Program and the Deputy Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University. His research expertise is in frailty measurement, its biological basis including chronic inflammation, and in the development of therapeutics that may improve or prevent frailty. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and is a new editor for the Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Walston has participated in a multiple working groups for the National Institutes of Health and for the American Geriatrics Society that have helped to set research agendas focused in improving the health and well being of frail, older adults. He has won numerous honors related to his research, including the American Geriatrics Society New Investigator Award, a Brookdale National Leadership Fellowship, the Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar Award, and the Glenn Award for Research in the Biological Mechanisms of Aging.