Heather E. Whitson, MD, MHS


Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in Ophthalmology
Department / Division:
Medicine / Medicine - Geriatrics
Address:
DUMC 3003
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
Not accepting new patients
Office Telephone:
919-660-7502
Fax:
919-684-8569
Training:
  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College (New York), 2000
  • Master in Health Sciences, Duke University
Residency:
  • Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2003
Fellowship:
  • Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, 2006
Clinical Interests:
Geriatrics, particularly multimorbidity, frailty, functional decline
Research Interests:
Comorbidity (in particular, understanding and modifying the pathway that leads from comorbidity to functional decline), Disease accumulation, Frailty, Disability, Interfaces between disabling impairment (eg cognitive impairment and visual impairment, or pain and balance impairment)
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