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Jerry Gurwitz, MD

Research Focus - The research goal of Dr. Jerry Gurwitz is geriatric and gerontologic research, medication use and patient safety and epidemiology of chronic diseases and multimorbidity

Current Projects: Developing a PRogram to Educate and Sensitize Caregivers to Reduce the Inappropriate Prescription Burden in Elderly with Alzheimer’s Disease Study (D-PRESCRIBE-AD), Multimorbidity and Treatment-Related Outcomes in Older Heart Failure Patients, Leveraging Evidence-Based Practices for Ambulatory VTE Patients to be Safe with Direct Oral Anticoagulants: LEAVE SAFE with DOACs, Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders Study (STRIDE), Valuing Treatments to Prevent and Effectively Treat Alzheimer's Disease, Post-Hospital Discharge Adverse Events in the Nursing Home Setting

Representative Publication

Evaluation of the Cost-effectiveness of Drug Treatment for Alzheimer Disease in a Simulation Model That Includes Caregiver and Societal Factors