Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health
Miami Jewish Health
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Marc E. Agronin, MD, is a board-certified adult and geriatric psychiatrist and currently works as the Senior Vice President for Behavioral Health and Chief Medical Office for MIND Institute at Miami Jewish Health. He is an Affiliate Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Agronin is a graduate of Harvard University, summa cum laude, and the Yale School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in adult psychiatry at Harvard University's McLean Hospital and then a geriatric psychiatry fellowship at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Dr. Agronin is the 2008 recipient of the "Clinician of the Year" award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the AAGP. Dr. Agronin is a national expert in Alzheimer's disease and geriatric mental health, and directs the memory and clinical research program at Miami Jewish Health. He is the author of the acclaimed books "How We Age: A Doctor's Journey into the Heart of Growing Old" (2011) and "The End of Old Age: Living a Longer, More Purposeful Life" (2018). Dr. Agronin has written eight other books and hundreds of articles, including "The Dementia Caregiver: A Guide to Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurocognitive Disorders" (2015). He has been published in The New York Times and writes regular blogs and articles on aging, health and retirement issues for The Wall Street Journal as part of the Experts panel.
Thursday, October 3
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM