Dr. Nahid Rianon, assistant professor of the geriatric medicine division at the UTHealth McGovern Medical School, graduated from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka University in Bangladesh.  She completed her residency in Family Medicine from the McGovern Medical School, and her Geriatric fellowship from the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.  After receiving a Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) from the UTHealth School of Public Health, she completed a fellowship in Geriatric Epidemiology from the National Institute on Aging at the NIH, Bethesda, MD.  She sees patients and serves as the Medical Director in the Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) at the Memorial Hermann Hospital. She sees patients at the Center for Healthy Aging (CHA) in Bellaire, TX.  She runs the Geriatric Osteoporosis clinic at the CHA and her main research interest is osteoporosis due to age-related bone loss and fracture prevention.  She serves as a mentor faculty for Global Health scholarly concentration and conducts international research on geriatric health topics in South Asia.  Young investigator award from the ASBMR, New Faculty Scholar from STFM, Hartford Scholar and T. Franklin Williams Scholar are a few of the many awards she received for her scholarly achievements.  She received multiple research grants including funding from NASA and the NIH. Her current research investigates the role of antihypertensive medication in the prevention of bone loss.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science
Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
Master of Public Health
UTHealth School of Public Health
Doctoral Degree
UTHealth School of Public Health
UTHealth McGovern Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine