Bios of Current Members

Kai Saks, MD, PhD
Associate Professor

email kai.saks(at)

Dr. Saks is an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tartu, Estonia. She became interested in geriatrics and gerontology in 1993 and performed an internship in geriatrics at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 1997. During 2005–2006 she studied at the European Academy for Medicine of Ageing, IUKB Foundation, Sion, Switzerland.

She is responsible for developing the geriatrics program at the University of Tartu. Dr. Saks’s research deals with problems of geriatric assessment, quality in elderly care, and dementia care organization.

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