Program Faculty

Leadership

Mitchell Heflin, MD

Mitchell Heflin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Program Director, Medical Director of the Geriatric Evaluation and Treatment Clinic, Rotation Director of the Clinics Rotation and POSH rotations, Co-Leader of the Healthcare Equity Course

Mamata Yanamadala, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Associate Program Director, Director of the Geriatrics Consult Rotation, Co-leader of the Longitudinal Quality Improvement Course, Leader of the Stanford Clinical Teaching Workshop

 

Susanne Harris

Role in Fellowship Education: Program Coordinator

Core Faculty

Harvey Cohen, MD

Harvey Cohen, MD
Professor of Medicine

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

Kenneth Schmader, MD

Ken Schmader, MD
Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Division Chief, Director of the GRECC

Laura Previll, MD

Laura Previll, MD
Medical Instructor

Role in Fellowship Education: Director of Veteran Affairs Geriatrics Clinic

Heidi White, MD

Heidi White, MD
Professor of Medicine

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

Catherine Colon-Emeric, MD

Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD
Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Course Director, Rotation Director for Models of Care

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

Jack Twersky, MD

Jack Twersky, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Role in Fellowship Education: Medical Director of the DVAMC Community Living Center

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

Geriatric Faculty

MDs

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

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

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)