Program Faculty

Leadership

Mamata Yanamadala, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Fellowship Program Director, Director of the Academic Elective rotation, Co-leader of the Longitudinal Quality Improvement Course, Leader of the Stanford Clinical Teaching Workshop

Katja Elbert-Avila, MD

Role in Fellowship Education: Associate Program director and director of Models of Care Rotation and director of CLC

 

Susanne Harris

Role in Fellowship Education: Program Coordinator

Core Faculty

Harvey Cohen, MD

Harvey Cohen, MD
Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Director Emeritus, Center for the Study of Aging & Human Development

Catherine Colon-Emeric, MD

Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD
Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Division Chief

Kenneth Schmader, MD

Ken Schmader, MD
Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education:  Director of the GRECC

Laura Previll, MD

Laura Previll, MD
Medical Instructor

Role in Fellowship Education: Director of Veteran Affairs Geriatrics Clinic

Shelley McDonald, DO, PhD

Shelley R. McDonald, DO, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Director of POSH rotation

Heidi White, MD

Heidi White, MD
Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Medical Director of Croasdaile Pavilion, Director of Croasdaile Clinic and Co-Leader of the Advanced Course in Long Term Care 

Neema Sharda, MD

Neema Sharda, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Clinics Rotation Director

Gwen Buhr, MD

Gwen Buhr, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Attending at The Forest at Duke, Co-Leader of the Advanced Course in Long Term Care

Mitchell T. Heflin, MD, MHS

Mitchell T. Heflin, MD, MHS
Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Director of the Advanced Fellowship Program and Director of the Duke Center for Interprofessional Education and Care (IPEC)

Liza Genao, MD

Liza Genao, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Co-Director of The Forest at Duke LTC Experience

Serena Wong, DO

Serena Wong, DO
Medical Instructor

Role in Fellowship Education: Director of Inpatient Consults rotation

Sandro Pinheiro, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education:  Chair of the Clinical Competence Committee, Leads the Teaching Mentoring Program and the Geriatrics Excellence in Teaching Series

Geriatrics Faculty

Physicians

​Gwendolen Buhr, MD
Harvey Jay Cohen, MD
Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD (Division Chief)
Toni Cutson, MD
Katja Elbert-Avila, MD
Anthony N. Galanos, MD
Liza Genao Gonzalez, MD
Susan (Nicki) Hastings, MD
Mitchell T. Heflin, MD
Helen Hoenig, MD
Kimberly Johnson, MD
Kenneth W. Lyles, MD
Shelley McDonald, PhD, DO
Juliessa Pavon, MD
Laura Previll, MD
David Schlientz, MD
Kenneth E. Schmader, MD
Heidi K. White, MD
Heather Whitson, MD
Mamata Yanamadala, MD(Fellowship Program Director)

 

PhDs
Connie W. Bales, PhD
Timothy Koves, PhD
Miriam Morey, PhD
Sandro O. Pinheiro, PhD
Kathryn Starr, PhD
Patrick Sullivan, PhD
Gregory A. Taylor, PhD
Yi Zeng, PhD

Affiliated Faculty From Other Divisions and Departments
Cynthia Amundsen, MD (Urogynecology)
Jim Burke, MD (Neurology)
Linda Cates, DPT
Burton Scott, MD (Neurology)
Tracey Holsinger, MD (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Kim Huffman, MD, PhD (Rheumatology and Immunology)
Sandhya Lagoo-Deenadayalan, MD, PhD (Surgery)
Eleanor McConnell, PhD (Nursing)
Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, PhD (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Jeffrey Browndyke, PhD (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Sarah Cook, PhD (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)