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Our History

Dr. Castle has evolved an approach to address the most significant public health issue impacting older adults. These two distinct but related programs are intended to shift attitudes of older adults and healthcare to significantly improve healthspan. #MaximizeMomentum to help older adults and their healthcare providers understand changes in mobility and adapt and #Never2Ol2GetFit! to individualize exercise programs to chronic conditions.

Ohio State Medical School, Columbus, OH (7/78-6/81)
Miami University-Oxford, OH (9/74–5/78), GPA 3.92 Summa Cum Laude
OSU/Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH (7/81–6/84), IM Residency
UCLA/VA Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA (7/84–6/86)
California State University Fullerton (7/14): 1st Physician certifed in FallPROOF

UCLA School of Medicine- Multicampus Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology
• Clinical Professor 2000
-NIA Geriatric Academic Program Award ('90-'95) TB, Immunity & Older adults, R Modlin lab,UCLA
-NIA R03 ('00-'02) Impaired Dendritic Cells in Frail Older Adults, Mentor Takashi Makinodan PhD

VA Greater Los Angeles GRECC (Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center)
• GEM Director ('86-90), Assoc Dir Clinical ('90-pres), Div Chief- Geriatrics ('08-'11)
- VA National Patient Safety Center- Complex Care Patient Transition Safety '18-'21

Recognition
- American Geriatric Society MD of the Year '00
- Ca Commission on Aging: Governor Appointee '13-'18
- 6 UCLA Teaching Awards, LA’s Best Doctors '09 LA Times Magazine
- '15 Stanford/GE Care Innovations Healthcare Hackfest-Finalist
- '19 Lifetime Achievement Award-Cal Council on Geriatrics & Gerontology