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Contribution of Romanian Scientists to Gerontology and Geriatrics

Mariana Cuceu, Mohammadali M. Shoja

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This paper describes the roots, organization and originality in scientific concepts of the Romanian gerontology and geriatrics, which have all contributed worldwide to the establishment of the field of gerontology and geriatrics as distinct entities among other medical specialties. The paper also highlights key Romanian scientists whose ideas and solid research laid the foundation for the first Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics in Bucharest, Romania, the first of its kind in the world.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18550/ijhpm.011515.0511

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