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6 Quick Questions: Dr. Adam Shimer

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Adam Shimer, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon.


Everett, PA (small town in western Pennsylvania about 2 hours east of Pittsburgh).



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Alzheimer’s, a Growing Issue

The sixth leading cause of death in the United States. A disease becoming increasingly more common as other major diseases diminish. 5.4 million Americans have been affected, but still the cause and cure remain a mystery. This is the reality of Alzheimer’s.

“Alzheimer’s is coming out a lot more now…

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