Professor Debra Waters

Director of Gerontology Research
University of Otago


Professor Debra Waters is the Vice President of the New Zealand Association of Gerontology, an executive member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Sarcopenia and Frailty Research, an affiliate of Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Science in Melbourne Australia and a task force member on the International Conf of Frailty and Sarcopenia (ICFSR) coordinated in Europe.  Debra is also an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico, an appointment which she has held since arriving in New Zealand in 2005. Professor Waters’ research is focused on falls and frailty prevention and also the loss of skeletal muscle mass and function with ageing (sarcopenia).
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