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Kate Gregorevic is a geriatrician and internal medicine physician working in both acute hospital medicine and community settings. She also has a PhD on the impact of positive psychosocial factors in the development of frailty in older adults. She is the author of Staying Alive: the Science of Living Healther, Happier and Longer (2020) and launched Project Three Six Twelve, which provides strength training for women over 40. She lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband and three children.