Clinical Professor Kate Mewhinney

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Grandma’s helpers come with a client to her appointment at the clinic.

  • Co-authored a web-based training with physicians from the Mayo Clinic and Wake Forest School of Medicine.  The training is part of the only national geriatrics curriculum for medical students and other health professionals.
  • Published “The Protected Consumer Credit Freeze: A New Tool to Prevent and Stop Financial Exploitation of Incapacitated Adults,” in the newsletters of the NC Bar Association’s Elder Law and Special Needs Section and the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section.
  • Organized a program on LGBT rights in health care settings with law students and medical students.  For resources on this topic, visit
  • Was invited to be part of a strategic planning process on preparing our community for the growing senior population.  The process was initiated by the CEOs of BB&T, Reynolds American, Hanesbrands, Senior Services and Wake Forest Baptist Health.

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