Michael K. McCloud, M.D.
Duke University-trained geriatrician Michael K. McCloud, M.D. is creator and course director of the University of California, Davis, acclaimed “Aging and Medical Science: A Mini Medical School to Prepare for Life’s Second Half.” Since 2002, this tuition-free program has opened the doors of UC Davis School of Medicine to more than 5000 individuals to learn the secrets to healthy aging from top medical and nursing school faculty members.
Following fifteen years in private medical practice in San Francisco, Dr. McCloud directed clinical geriatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He developed the UC Davis Internal Medicine Faculty Practice, and co-directs the Geriatric Clinic. He was a founding member of the medical-scientific council of the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada. He lectures nationally on issues of aging and health.
A fellow of the American College of Physicians and member of the American Geriatrics Society, Dr. McCloud’s mission is to improve health delivery to older adults, and to excite young physicians into geriatric careers. He advises that we all strive to “die young – as late in life as possible.”