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Scott Kaiser, MD

Project: "MPTF Focus on Population Health and Well-Being: Pathways to Engagement"
Motion Picture and Television Fund
California

Scott Kaiser, MD is a practicing geriatrician and Chief Innovation Officer at the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF), which provides services, support and assistance to the entertainment industry community. He is an advocate for the improvement of aging services and geriatric care with a focus on better health and well-being through a community-oriented approach to the care of older adults.

Scott received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He went on to train within the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency, a program dedicated to the care of underserved populations. Following residency, he joined the Harvard Geriatric Medicine Fellowship where he refined his clinical skills and began to apply his interest in health promotion to an older adult population. To further his expertise in this field, Dr. Kaiser returned to Los Angeles and joined the UCLA/VA Primary Care and Health Services Research Fellowship where he served as a Health Media Fellow. In this role, Dr. Kaiser partnered with the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging to produce broadcast media projects aimed at directly addressing the needs of older adults and ultimately improving their health and quality of life. His projects also include research exploring the psychology of behavior change with regard to physical activity.

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