The Art of Aging

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Dr. David Lipschitz is a nationally syndicated lifestyle columnist for Creators Syndicate. His work can be seen in publications such as the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, The Asheville Tribune, The Oklahoman, El Paso Times and others. This is a collection of the very best of Lifelong Health from January to June 2014.

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Physician, author and award-winning television host Dr. David A. Lipschitz leads the nation with innovative approaches to growing older, focusing on health maintenance and disease prevention.

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. David received an M.D. and Ph.D from the University of Witwaterstrand before immigrating to the United States in 1972. 

Upon arriving in America, Dr. David trained as a hematologist at the University of Washington in Seattle. After three years at the University of Kansas Medical School, he joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology.

In Little Rock, Dr. David began research on the effects of aging on nutrition and on blood and bone marrow. He has received long-standing grant support from the National Institute on Aging and is recognized as one of the premier experts in this field. Dr. David’s research interest in aging led to an ever-increasing focus on the unique medical needs of older people. In 1995, he assumed the position of director of the Center on Aging at UAMS. Under his leadership, UAMS received a gift of $30.2 million from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to establish the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatrics and to build a facility to house the new program. This department is the second of its kind in the nation.

Well-respected in the medical community, Dr. David has served as chair of the Research Committee of the American Geriatrics Society and chair of the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs. He has also been consistently listed in “Best Doctors in America,” a publication of the one percent of the American physicians recognized by their peers as the best in their field. As an expert in the field of nutrition and aging, he has been featured on the Today Show, discussing aspects of vitamins and mineral use in older people.

Dr. David is one of the most recognized geriatricians in the nation. In collaboration with Arkansas Education Television Network (AETN), he has completed a 26-part TV series entitled Aging Successfully with Dr. David. The program has received two Auroras, two Tellys, a Videographer Award, a Cine award for excellence in Television, and has on two occasions been a finalist for a Freddie award. 

Dr. David was recently awarded the Arkansas Cultural Enrichment (ACE) award for his Aging Successfully series and his leadership in geriatric care. Dr. David is widely sought after as a speaker because of his obvious warmth, enthusiasm, humor and extremely positive and upbeat message. He has a unique ability to explain health issues to a general audience, giving lectures that promote self-esteem and emphasize that it is never too early or too late to pay attention to your health. The series has aired in virtually every PBS market nationally.

In October 2002, his book entitled “Breaking the Rules of Aging” was published by Lifeline press. Of this book, Dr. Robert Butler, first director of the National Institute on Aging, wrote, “’Breaking the Rules of Aging’ provides readers with all the information they need to enjoy a healthy and vigorous future. Dr. David is the Dr. Spock of aging and a must-read.” Additionally, Dr. David is a weekly columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and makes monthly appearances on Good Morning, Arkansas. 

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Creators Publishing
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Published on
Nov 16, 2015
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Pages
133
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ISBN
9781942448655
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Exercise
Self-Help / Aging
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