Dr. Robert J. Luchi takes a geriatrics sabbatical in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dr. Luchi founds the first geriatric care facility at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
The first Isla Carroll Turner Visiting Professor program is established. The program continues today.
Dr. Luchi is appointed as director of the geriatrics program at Baylor College of Medicine.
The first private geriatrics clinic opens at Scurlock Tower.
The geriatrics fellowship program receives accreditation.
The Center receives the first Texas Consortium of Geriatric Education Centers Grant. This grant continues today.
Harris Health System opens the first geriatrics clinic at the Ben Taub Medicine Clinic, which is headed by Dr. Rebecca Elon, the first Baylor geriatrics fellow to graduate.
The Baylor Task Force on Aging recommends the creation of a Baylor Program in Aging.
The Center is awarded a Geriatric Leadership Academic Award by the National Institute on Aging.
The first research and clinical electives in geriatrics are initiated for medical students at Baylor College of Medicine.
The Huffington’s endowed the program, establishing The Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Luchi is appointed the founding director of the Center.
The geriatrics section is established within the Baylor Department of Medicine.
The Center receives the Aging Training Grant from the National Institute on Aging. This grant continues today.