Anthony Nicholas Galanos, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Senior Fellow of the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail 3507 Busse Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-7552
Email address

Palliative Care; end of life care; hospitalized elderly

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of South Alabama, 1986


Galanos, Anthony Nicholas, Deborah A. Morris, Carl F. Pieper, Angela M. Poppe-Ries, and Karen E. Steinhauser. “End-of-life care at an academic medical center: are attending physicians, house staff, nurses, and bereaved family members equally satisfied? Implications for palliative care.” Am J Hosp Palliat Care 29, no. 1 (February 2012): 47–52.

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Galanos, Anthony Nicholas, Emma C. Neff, and Roschelle A. Heuberger. “What is "optimal nourishment" for older adults at the end of life? A conversation. Interview by Connie W. Bales.” J Nutr Elder 29, no. 4 (October 2010): 386–92.

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Ali, R. R., K. M. Winkfield, and A. N. Galanos. “Antidepressant medication use in palliative care.” The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care 23, no. 4 (2006): 267.


Johnson, Kimberly S., Maragatha Kuchibhatala, Richard J. Sloane, David Tanis, Anthony N. Galanos, and James A. Tulsky. “Ethnic differences in the place of death of elderly hospice enrollees.” J Am Geriatr Soc 53, no. 12 (December 2005): 2209–15.

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Ries, A. P., A. N. Galanos, E. J. Phipps, and L. E. Braitman. “Place of death and caregiver satisfaction [2] (multiple letters).” American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 21, no. 6 (November 1, 2004): 418.