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


Hamel, M. B., R. S. Phillips, J. M. Teno, J. Lynn, A. N. Galanos, R. B. Davis, A. F. Connors, et al. “Seriously ill hospitalized adults: do we spend less on older patients? Support Investigators. Study to Understand Prognoses and Preference for Outcomes and Risks of Treatments.” J Am Geriatr Soc 44, no. 9 (September 1996): 1043–48.

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DiSilvestro, R. A., C. W. Bales, H. Joung, E. Joseph, K. Currie, C. S. Plaisted, A. N. Galanos, and P. Lin. “Effects of moderate zinc depletion and repletion on zinc R values in healthy elderly subjects.” Medical Science Research 23, no. 1 (January 1, 1995): 37.


Plaisted, C. S., A. N. Galanos, R. Westlund, P. H. Lin, K. Currie, and C. W. Bales. “Community dwelling elderly are appropriate subjects for intensive dietary choice restriction studies.” J Nutr Elder 14, no. 4 (1995): 1–14.

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Galanos, A. N., G. G. Fillenbaum, H. J. Cohen, and B. M. Burchett. “The comprehensive assessment of community dwelling elderly: why functional status is not enough.” Aging (Milano) 6, no. 5 (October 1994): 343–52.

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Bales, C. W., R. A. DiSilvestro, K. L. Currie, C. S. Plaisted, H. Joung, A. N. Galanos, and P. H. Lin. “Marginal zinc deficiency in older adults: responsiveness of zinc status indicators.” J Am Coll Nutr 13, no. 5 (October 1994): 455–62.

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Galanos, A. N., C. F. Pieper, J. C. Cornoni-Huntley, C. W. Bales, and G. G. Fillenbaum. “Nutrition and function: is there a relationship between body mass index and the functional capabilities of community-dwelling elderly?” J Am Geriatr Soc 42, no. 4 (April 1994): 368–73.

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Galanos, A. N., R. P. Strauss, and C. F. Pieper. “Sociodemographic correlates of health beliefs among black and white community dwelling elderly individuals.” Int J Aging Hum Dev 38, no. 4 (1994): 339–50.

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