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    Joseph Ouslander

    Joseph G. Ouslander, M.D.

    Joseph G. Ouslander is Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science and Associate Dean for Geriatric Programs at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, and Professor (Courtesy) at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton Florida. He also serves as Professor of Medicine (Voluntary) in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine of the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

    Dr. Ouslander is an internationally recognized geriatrician. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. He has served as a Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he spent 15 years developing research, educational, and clinical programs. From 1996-2007 he served as the Director of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he had responsibility for leading the clinical, teaching, and research programs in Geriatrics. He is a past-President and Board Chair of the American Geriatrics Society, and serves as the Executive Editor of the most widely read journal in Geriatric Medicine, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. He has published over 200 original articles and book chapters and is a co-author of two popular textbooks, Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics and Medical Care in the Nursing Home, and an editor of a major textbook in Geriatrics, Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology.  He has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in the U.S. and throughout the world.

    Presentation

    Improving End-of-Life Care by Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizations of NH Residents

    Presentation Date

    Princeton Conference XVII: May 19, 2010

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