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Changes in Medicine
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The Staying Young Show: Changes in Medicine
How is medicine changing? It's becoming more personalized; not just based on your outward systems, but on your genetic makeup. This show focuses on what we need to know about personalized medicine, with our special guest Dr. Florence Comite, who is an expert in the new genetic advances that are now in research.
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Dr. Florence Comide
Dr. Florence Comite is a noted Manhattan endocrinologist. Dr. Comite graduated from Yale University School of Medicine in 1976 with awards for original research and continued at Yale with a residency in Medicine. She then completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology (multidisciplinary training incorporating Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology and Andrology) at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). She remained at NIH as a Senior Clinical Associate until 1984 and joined the Yale faculty in 1985, where she continued her clinical efforts and research focused on Hypothalamic – Pituitary – Gonadal function in men, women, and children. From 1988 to 1998, Dr. Comite founded and directed Women’s Health at Yale as an Associate Professor in Endocrinology in the Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics as well as Reproductive Endocrinology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. From 1994 to 1995, Dr. Comite was a senior Clinical and Research Advisor to the NIH Offices of Alternative Medicine (OAM) and Research in Women’s Health (ORWH). Dr. Comite is a member of the Age Management Medicine Group, conference planning committee, and has served on numerous advisory councils and committees with the NIH, the Egyptian Ministry of Health, the International Spa Association, the Institute of Medicine.

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