Katja Ingrid Elbert-Avila, MD

Assistant 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, SO, White, HK, Buhr, GT, Elbert-Avila, K, Cohen, HJ, and Heflin, MT. "Advancing Geriatrics Education Through a Faculty Development Program for Geriatrics-Oriented Clinician Educators." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (November 13, 2015).

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26563754
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Johnson, KS, Elbert-Avila, K, Kuchibhatla, M, and Tulsky, JA. "Characteristics and outcomes of hospice enrollees with dementia discharged alive." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 60, no. 9 (September 2012): 1638-1644.

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22905714
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Jones, CA, Elbert-Avila, K, and Suh, TT. "Palliative care in advanced cancer in older adults: Management of pain, fatigue, and gastrointestinal symptoms." Clinical Geriatrics 19, no. 11 (2011): 23-29.

Scholars@Duke

Galanos, AN, Elbert-Avila, K, and Bryan, LJ. "Management of pain in older adults with cancer." In Practical Geriatric Oncology, 362-374. January 1, 2010.

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Johnson, KS, Elbert-Avila, K, Kuchibhatla, M, and Tulsky, JA. "Racial differences in next-of-kin participation in an ongoing survey of satisfaction with end-of-life care: a study of a study." J Palliat Med 9, no. 5 (October 2006): 1076-1085.

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17040145
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Johnson, KS, Elbert-Avila, KI, and Tulsky, JA. "The influence of spiritual beliefs and practices on the treatment preferences of African Americans: a review of the literature." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 53, no. 4 (April 2005): 711-719. (Review)

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15817022
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Galanos, AN, and Elbert-Avila, K. "Palliative care in long-term care: Communicating with families." Annals of Long-Term Care 12, no. 7 (2004): 26-32.

Scholars@Duke