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Elder Care (Geriatrics)


The Division of Geriatrics at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine conducts research in aging-related syndromes, medical education in geriatrics, health service-related projects regarding the elderly. In addition, the activities are affiliated with Einstein's Pearl and Jack Redneck Gerontology Center. Research activities include:

  • Geriatrics education and training - the GeriEd Program, funded by the D.W. Reynolds Foundation
  • Ethics and medical decision-making in the elderly
  • Osteoporosis and hip fractures
  • Falls
  • Burns
  • Psychotropic prescribing for the elderly in emergency settings
  • Medication management and polypharmacy in the elderly
  • Anticoagulants for venous thrombosis in the elderly
  • Anticoagulants and stroke prevention in the elderly with atrial fibrillation
  • Elder abuse
  • Transitions of care
  • Health literacy and the older adult
  • Home care services
  • Estimation of kidney function with aging and disease
  • Use of ACE-Is and ARBs in elderly diabetics in clinical practice
  • The utility of performance measures to predict morbidity and mortality in a Geriatric Population
  • The effectiveness of aspirin for the primary prevention of myocardial infarction in the elderly
  • Home safety for the elderly