Study Leadership | Sharon Bergquist

Sharon Bergquist, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Study Investigator

Dr. Bergquist is a Rollins Distinguished Clinician in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics at Emory. She is an internist practicing at the Paul Seavey Comprehensive Internal Medicine Clinic, Emory Executive Health, and Emory Special Diagnostic Services consult clinic.

Dr. Bergquist received her BS from Yale University in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. She attended Harvard Medical School and completed her internship and residency at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She joined the Emory faculty in 2000 and is currently an assistant professor. Her clinical and research interest is in prevention and wellness, particularly in the emerging field of healthy aging.

Dr. Bergquist has been nationally recognized for her contribution to innovative health care delivery and teaching. In 2012, she was invited to The White House to brainstorm with presidential advisors on healthcare reform. She was also elected on the inaugural Emory University Hospital governing committee of the Emory Healthcare Network. Dr. Bergquist has received numerous national awards for excellence in patient care, including being named one of America’s Top Physicians multiple years by the Consumer Research Council of America. She is a former consulting medical editor for WebMD and is frequently interviewed for segments on health and aging by local and national media.

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Life expectancy is expected to substantially grow in the future
1 in 5 people will be aged 60 plus in 2050
Life expectancy in the US increased by 10.5 years from 1950 to 2015
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