SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Department of Medicine

Geriatrics

Faculty

Cathy C. Schubert, MD, AGSF
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Interim Director, IU Geriatrics
Chief of Geriatrics, Roudebush VAMC
Interests include dementia, delirium, geriatric consultative care, and implementation science

Greg Sachs, MD
Professor of Medicine and Neurology
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Co-Director, RESPECT Center, Research in Palliative Care and End-Of-Life Communication & Training
Research focuses on ethical issues surrounding research and clinical care involving people with dementia, including palliative care

Chris Callahan, MD
Cornelius and Yvonne Pegginga Professor
Director, IU Center for Aging Research
Director, Eskenazi Office of Applied Research

Medical Director, Healthy Aging Brain Clinic
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on social, clinical, and health system interventions to improve the care of older adults with depression, dementia, and multimorbidity

Adnan Arseven, MD, MSc, AGSF
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Eskenazi Health Center for Sr Health
Assistant Program Director, Geriatric Fellowship
Interests include improving quality of coordinated health care delivery to vulnerable older adults, and training health care professionals in the care of older adults

Dan Bateman, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Interests are in Alzheimer's disease, caregiver support for persons with dementia, implementation of best practices in dementia care, and use of technology to help older adults improve quality of life and maintain independence

Robin Beck, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Service Line Leader, IU Health Physicians; Associate Medical Director, Eskenazi Health Senior Care;
Medical Director, Eskenazi Health House Calls for Seniors
Interests include developing & improving clinical programs to provide excellent health care to frail older adults across a continuum, focusing on the homebound

David Bose, MD, CMD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Geriatrics Service Line Leader, IU Health Physicians
Chief of Geriatrics, Eskenazi Health
Medical Director, IU Health West Hospital
Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Consult Service
Interests include acute care of the frail elderly, focused mainly on minimizing functional decline in the acute care setting

Evelyn Bose, MD, CMD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, IU Health Nursing Home Service
Medical Director, Westside Village Health Care
Interests include post-acute care, readmission reductions and safe care transitions from hospital to SNF and SNF to home; introducing palliative care with hospice to families in post-acute care settings

Malaz Boustani, MD, MPH
Richard M. Fairbanks Professor
Associate Director, IU Center for Aging Research
Director, Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science
Director, Center for Brain Care Innovation, Eskenazi Health
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on rapid translation of aging brain research discovery into health care delivery

Noll Campbell, PharmD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, IU School of Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on safety of medications and health system interventions to improve the care of older adults in primary care

Jennifer Carnahan, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstreif Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on care transitions, especially from the Skilled Nursing Facility setting to home

Daniel Clark, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute
Research focuses on better understanding health behaviors; designing and evaluating programs to meet the health promotion and self-management needs of adults

Steven Counsell, MD, AGSF
Mary Elizabeth Mitchell Professor in Geriatrics
Executive Director, GRACE Training and Resource Center
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Medical Director, Indiana Division of Aging
Research focuses on disseminating evidence-based models of care and influencing health policy to improve integration of medical and social care to vulnerable elders

Nicole Fowler, PhD, MHSA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Interests include developing and evaluating programs and interventions to improve the quality of care for older adults with cognitive impairment and other comorbid chronic conditions.

Hugh Hendrie, MB, ChB, DSc
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry
Distinguished Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on epidemiology of cognitive and emotional health in the elderly and intervention trials for dementia and depressive disorders and for serious mental illness in primary care

Tochukwu Iloabuchi, MD, MS, CMD, FACP
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Eskenazi Health
GRACE Team Care
Medical Director, Wellbrooke of Avon
Interests include care transitions for frail older adults across acute care settings, dissemination of best geriatrics practices through design and implementation of innovative curricular and education leadership

Ellen Kaehr, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Interests Include Post-Acute/Long Term Care, Quality Improvement, and Dementia

NiCole Keith, PhD
Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Research Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on the evaluation of the impact of health promotion activities on delaying decreased fitness and functional decline.

Babar Khan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on long term outcomes of critically ill patients admitted to the ICU and developing a biomarker profile among delirious patients to predict long term cognitive, physical and psychological morbidity

Kristi Lieb, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Northwest Healthcare
Interests include dementia and long term care medicine
   

Doug Miller, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Distinguised Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on investigation of the causes and remediation of frailty and related health disparities in older African-Americans living in urban areas and the emergency care of older adults

Poonam Paruchuri, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Eagle Valley Meadows
Interests are post-acute care of elderly and provide excellent health care to elderly in different settings including clinic, SNF and homebound patients

Felipe Perez, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
Medical Director, IU Health Methodist Acute Care for Elders (ACE)
Consult Service
Medical Director, IU Health Methodist Senior Health Center
Interests include development of new treatment strategies for dementia and other age-related diseases, focusing in the molecular biology of aging and longevity pathways

Kofi Quist, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, IU Health Methodist GRACE Team Care
Interests include medication management in older adults and acute care of frail elders
   

Geetha Rao, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Geriatrician, Wellbrooke of Avon
Interests include long term care medicine, teaching of residents/fellows and geriatric curriculum development
   

Michael Sha, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, GeriPACT Clinic
Medical Director, Home Based Primary Care, Roudebush VAMC
Interests include geriatric care in the primary care setting and health care advocacy
  

Monica Tegeler, MD, CMD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, American Village
Interests include post-acute/long term care, palliative care, and behavioral symptoms in patients with dementia
   

Alexia Torke, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Director, Daniel F. Evans Center for Spiritual and Religious Values in Healthcare
Research focuses on ethics, communication, spirituality and palliative care for older adults, especially those with cognitive impairment and dementia who are facing major medical decisions
  

Wanzhu Tu, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on developing new statistical methods for clinical and epidemiological studies

Kathleen Unroe, MD, MHA, AGSF
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Faculty, RESPECT Center, Reseach in Palliative and End-of-Life COmmunication & Training
Research focuses on policy relevant nursing home health services research in the areas of palliative and end of life care, workforce, and quality of medical care
  

Kamal Wagle, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Eskenazi Health Extended Care
Medical Director, Westpark Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
Interests include improving medication safety in vulnerable elders, teaching geriatrics, and providing primary care and post-acute care to older adults

Michael Weiner, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
Director, VA HRS&D Center for Health Information and Communication
Director, Health Services Research program at Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Research focuses on measuring and improving quality and delivery of health services for elders and the impact of health information in healthcare
   

Glenda Westmoreland, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of Geriatrics Education
IUSM Statewide Director for Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Interests include developing and implementing innovative ways to teach geriatric medicine and assessing impact of curricular innovations on delivery of patient care
  

Robert Young, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Eskenazi Health Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Consult Service
Interests include engineering inpatient care systems to optimize care and safety for hospitalized older adults; and improving care transitions, especially in models of care that maximize care continuity between the hospital and home for high risk elders