Reaching out

Above: Stanley J. Birge Jr., M.D. (right), professor of medicine, measures strength and balance for Walter Rice during a free medical screening for older adults at the Tower Village Apartments in North St. Louis.

Above: Monique M. Williams, M.D. (right), instructor of medicine and of psychiatry, counsels George Perry about high blood pressure and diabetes. The screening was the first in a series of community-outreach events planned by the Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science.