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Gary S. Moak, MD, is a past president of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and 2011 recipient of its Clinician of the Year Award, and Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a practicing geriatric psychiatrist with more than thirty years of experience treating older adults with a wide range of psychiatric and behavioral problems related to diseases of aging. DSC_7636Dr. Moak is assistant professor of psychiatry at the Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth, where he serves as chief of geriatric psychiatry at the New Hampshire Hospital, and faculty attending psychiatrist in the Healthy Aging and Brain Care Clinic, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. In addition to his clinical work with older adults and their families, Dr. Moak teaches medical students and doctors-in-training in psychiatry and primary care medicine about mental health and aging and the treatment of late-life mental health problems. Dr. Moak regularly speaks to audiences of older adults and members of their families about mental health and aging.