Sevdenur Cizginer, MD, MPH, is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Geriatrics Care of Surgical Patients at The Miriam Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is a current scholar of the John A. Hartford Foundation and a winner of PBN 40 Under Forty award for 2015, selected based on career success and community involvement among young professionals. She recently initiated a novel collaboration between the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and the Department of General Surgery at The Miriam Hospital in collaboration with Drs. McNicoll, Schecter, and Vrees to provide excellent care for elderly surgery patients thorough multidisciplinary patient-centered care. She conducted clinical research studies as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School, resulting in many peer-reviewed articles. She completed Master of Public Health at the Brown University School of Public Health in 2018. Her research focuses on delirium in hospitalized older adults and on elderly surgical patients.