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Catherine A. Sarkisian, MD, MSPH

Catherine A. Sarkisian, MD, MSPH

 

[CONTACT INFORMATION]
Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-8253
E-mail: csarkisian@mednet.ucla.edu

[AFFILIATION]
Associate Professor, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, GRECC; Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

[EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS]
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2000
Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health/Preventive Medicine, 1999
Residency in Internal Medicine, New York Hospital — Cornell University Medical Center, 1996
Internship in Internal Medicine, New York Hospital — Cornell University Medical Center, 1994
MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1993

[RESEARCH INTERESTS]
Community-based interventions to improve the quality of life of lower income older adults
Prevention and treatment of geriatric frailty

[SELECT PUBLICATIONS]
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[PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR NIH GRANTS]
Trial to Increase Walking Among Sedentary Older Latinos

Testing the Validity of a Construct of Geriatric Frailty

UCLA-Drew/City of Los Angeles Area Agency on Aging Center for Community Research

[OTHER GRANTS]

The Brookdale Foundation — Brookdale Leadership in Aging: Determinants of Care Intensity and Decision Making at the End of Life. (PI: A. Kelley)