Community Based Fall Prevention….One Hip At A Time! | Liz Joy, MD, MPH, FACSM, FAMSSM

Dr. Liz Joy is the Senior Medical Director for Wellness and Nutrition at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Joy practices Family Medicine and Sports Medicine at the Salt Lake LiVe Well Center. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, and in the College of Health Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. Dr. Joy is the Past President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the Female Athlete Triad Coalition. She serves on the Exercise Is Medicine Governance Committee for the ACSM, chairs the EIM Clinical Practice Committee, and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance. Her research interests lie in the areas of diabetes prevention, physical activity promotion, and the Female Athlete Triad.

Learning Objectives:

1. Review the clinical epidemiology of community based falls

2. Discuss recommendations for primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of falls

3. Provide an overview of community fall prevention in an integrated healthcare delivery system

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