Paul Katz, Ph.D.

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Katz, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatrics

Location: Main Campus 

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Dr. Katz is a widely published author and noted speaker on aging issues. He graduated with an M.D. from the University of Michigan, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and completed a geriatric medicine fellowship from SUNY Buffalo at the VA Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Before coming to the FSU College of Medicine in May 2015, he was a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He previously served as chief of the Division of Geriatrics/Aging at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and for 16 years was medical director at Monroe Community Hospital, a highly regarded academic nursing home in Rochester, N.Y. He also spent five years as chief of staff for research at the Canandaigua Veterans Administration Medical Center and Rochester VA Clinic. 

Dr. Katz is past president of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. He has co-edited 11 books and has over 120 scholarly publications. Dr. Katz has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Veterans Administration, the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.