Katja Ingrid Elbert-Avila, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Dept of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 286-0411
Email address elber002@mc.duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Geriatrics, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2005
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2002
  • M.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1999

Publications

Pinheiro, Sandro O., Heidi K. White, Gwendolen T. Buhr, Katja Elbert-Avila, Harvey Jay Cohen, and Mitchell T. Heflin. “Advancing Geriatrics Education Through a Faculty Development Program for Geriatrics-Oriented Clinician Educators..” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, November 13, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13824.

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26563754
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Johnson, Kimberly S., Katja Elbert-Avila, Maragatha Kuchibhatla, and James A. Tulsky. “Characteristics and outcomes of hospice enrollees with dementia discharged alive..” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 60, no. 9 (September 2012): 1638–44. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04117.x.

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22905714
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Jones, C. A., K. Elbert-Avila, and T. T. Suh. “Palliative care in advanced cancer in older adults: Management of pain, fatigue, and gastrointestinal symptoms.” Clinical Geriatrics 19, no. 11 (November 1, 2011): 23–29.

Scholars@Duke

Johnson, Kimberly S., Katja Elbert-Avila, Maragatha Kuchibhatla, and James A. Tulsky. “Racial differences in next-of-kin participation in an ongoing survey of satisfaction with end-of-life care: a study of a study..” Journal of Palliative Medicine 9, no. 5 (October 2006): 1076–85. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2006.9.1076.

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17040145
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Johnson, Kimberly S., Katja I. Elbert-Avila, and James A. Tulsky. “The influence of spiritual beliefs and practices on the treatment preferences of African Americans: a review of the literature..” J Am Geriatr Soc 53, no. 4 (April 2005): 711–19. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53224.x.

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15817022
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Galanos, A. N., and K. Elbert-Avila. “Palliative care in long-term care: Communicating with families.” Annals of Long Term Care 12, no. 7 (July 1, 2004): 26–32.

Scholars@Duke