The FSU College of Medicine Department of Geriatrics and the Immokalee Health Education Site would like to welcome new faculty member and geriatrician, Dr. Michael Gloth. Dr. Gloth has been appointed as a Clinical Professor at the College of Medicine, he will be working as the Clerkship Administrator and serve as a preceptor for the Geriatrics Clerkship rotation for the Immokalee campus. In addition, Dr. Gloth will work on the North and Central Florida Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Partnership’s (NCF-GWEP) Transforming Rural and Underserved Care Environments Project at the Health Care Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) sites and the Immokalee campus. He will be leading initiatives to “geriatricize” HCN’s Electronic Health Record, improve monitoring of geriatrics related quality outcomes, and train medical students, psychology post-docs, and HCN providers and staff on geriatric care principles.
Dr. Gloth brings a wealth of teaching, practice, research, and leadership experience to the FSU College of Medicine. In addition to his new role at FSU, Dr. Gloth is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland. Dr. Gloth has written extensive publications and has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including multiple listings in Best Doctors in America®, and, in 2006, he was named Clinician of the Year by the American Geriatrics Society.