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Geriatrics

Division Chief: Irving H. Gomolin MD
Number of Fellowship Positions:

4

4th YEAR MEDICAL STUDENT ELECTIVE: Yes
Resident Elective(s): Yes

Clinical Services:

The Division provides care for the elderly at multiple teaching sites including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, homecare, office and hospital settings. The office practice also includes geriatric psychiatry, neuropsychology and social support services. Residents gain experiences to provide care for a wide range of elderly patient populations, including functionally independent community dwellers, frail nursing home residents and acutely ill hospitalized patients.

Research:

Research interests: Drug therapy in the elderly, clinical trials in the elderly, influenza vaccination antibody levels and chemoprophylaxis of influenza, urinary tract infection in the elderly, research ethics and geriatric ethics, assessment of capacity in the geriatric population, and palliative care.

Faculty:

  • Jeffrey T. Berger, MD, Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine & Bioethics. Professor of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine.
  • Rachel Fermo, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Adrianna Garite, DO, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Irving Gomolin, MD, FRCPC, FACP. Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Professor of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Paula E. Lester, MD, Associate Program Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program. Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Lucy O. Macina, MD, Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program. Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine.
  • Marjorie Mombeleur, MD, Director, Medical Education. United Presbyterian Residence.