Milta O Little, DO

Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow of the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Email address milta.little@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Geriatrics Fellowship, St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center, 2009 - 2010
  • Internal Medicine Residency, St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center, 2006 - 2009
  • D.O., Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2006

Publications

Colón-Emeric, Cathleen S., Emily J. Hecker, Eleanor McConnell, Laurie Herndon, Milta Little, Tingzhong Xue, and Sarah Berry. “Improving shared decision-making for osteoporosis pharmacologic therapy in nursing homes: a qualitative analysis.” Arch Osteoporos 17, no. 1 (January 3, 2022): 11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11657-021-01050-0.

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34981246
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Xue, Tingzhong Michelle, Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Laurie Herndon, Emily J. Hecker, Sarah D. Berry, Milta O. Little, and Eleanor S. McConnell. “Strengthening Resident, Proxy, and Staff Engagement in Injury Prevention in Skilled Nursing Facilities.” Gerontologist, December 31, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnab193.

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34971374
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Lach, Helen W., Milta O. Little, Max Zubatsky, Orawan Kuljeerung, and Marla Berg-Weger. “Interprofessional competencies of students in a geriatric case competition.” Gerontol Geriatr Educ 42, no. 2 (April 2021): 243–51. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2020.1854748.

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33269658
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Little, Milta O., Angela M. Sanford, Theodore K. Malmstrom, Christina Traber, and John E. Morley. “Incorporation of Medicare Annual Wellness Visits into the Routine Clinical Care of Nursing Home Residents.” J Am Geriatr Soc 69, no. 4 (April 2021): 1100–1102. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16984.

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33339071
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Mitchell, C., E. Hidlebaugh, C. Leo, M. Little, G. Buhr, and M. Yanamadala. “Addressing Social Isolation in Long-Term Care Facilities Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 69:S66–S66, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Wong, S., M. Little, D. Schlientz, N. Webb, and H. White. “Adapting a Transitional of Care Model from a Large Academic Hospital for a Community Hospital.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 69:S62–S62, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Schlögl, Mathias, Florian Riese, Milta O. Little, David Blum, Ralf J. Jox, Lynn O’Neill, Sophie Pautex, Ruth Piers, Deborah Way, and Christopher A. Jones. “Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Cognitive Impairment and Institutional Care.” J Palliat Med 23, no. 11 (November 2020): 1525–31. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2020.0552.

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32955961
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Lee, A., A. S. Mrugala, K. Hlebowitsh, L. Genao, M. Little, and G. Buhr. “Resident and family perspectives on communal dining in the nursing home.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 68:S36–37. WILEY, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Pavon, J. M., K. Riska, S. Smith, C. Roberson, B. Smith, S. Wong, L. Previll, M. Little, H. White, and C. Colon-Emeric. “High prevalence of falls-related medication use in high-risk older adults with hearing impairment.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 70:S215–S215, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Pavon, J. M., C. Xu, B. Goldstein, C. Roberson, B. Smith, S. Wong, L. Previll, et al. “Deprescribing targets among older adults at high risk for fall: falls-related medication use and subsequent falls.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 70:S155–S155, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

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