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Benefits and Risks of Alcohol Use in Adults

Professor Allison Moore

Alcohol has benefits and risks depending on the pattern and the amount of use. Side factors include age, gender, co-morbidities, and the types and quantities of medication being used. This lecture will discuss recommended drinking limits and the evidence for alcohol's benefits and risks, with a focus on older adults.

Instructor: Alison Moore is Professor and Chief of the Division of Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego. She is a nationally recognized physician, scientist, and educator whose research focuses on alcohol and other substance abuse in older adults. Before coming to UCSD, Moore was chief-at-large of the Division of Geriatrics at UCLA Health and a professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Coordinator: Steve Wyte

Course Number: OSHR-70083   Credit: 0 units


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