Christine Khandelwal, DO, Geriatrics, Raleigh, NC, WakeMed Raleigh Campus


Geriatrics Raleigh, NC

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

VP of Education and Strategic Outreach

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Skills & Expertise

  • Urinary incontinence, Dementa, Trauma care

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsFellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 2007 - 2010
  • St Margaret Memorial HospitalResidency, Family Medicine, 2004 - 2007
  • OtherClass of 2004
  • State University of New York at AlbanyBS, Biology, Cum Laude, 1994 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State License 2007 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State License 2004 - 2008
  • American Board of Family Medicine Family Medicine
  • American Board of Family Medicine Geriatric Medicine
  • American Board of Family Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2012-2015
  • Teaching Scholars Program University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 2009
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Effect of trospium chloride on cognitive function in women aged 50 and older: a randomized trial  
    Geller E, Dumond J, Bowling M, Khandelwal C, Wu J, Busby-Whitehead J, Kaufer D, Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg, 1/1/2017
  • Development and Evaluation of an Introductory Geriatrics Course for Medical Students  
    Laks J, Wilson, Khandelwal CM, Footman E, Jamison M, Roberts E. (2016) Service-Learning in Communities of Elders (SLICE), Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 1/1/2016
  • Treating dementia with shared group visits  
    Khandelwal C, Prentice A, Fisher J, Parrot R, Sloane PD, Family Practice Management, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters


  • "Service-Learning in Communities of Elder (SLICE): An innovative curriculum increases medical students' interest in working with older adults."
    L. Wilson, Khandelwal C, M. Mcclester, E. Footman, M. Jamison, E. Roberts, The American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2014
  • "Effect of Anticholinergics on Cognitive Function in the Elderly (ACE) Trial"
    Geller EJ, Crane AK, Wells EC, Robinson BL, Jannelli ML, Khandelwal CM, Connolly A, Parnell BA, Mathews CA, Dumond J, Busby-Whitehead J, American Urogynecology Society Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2011
  • "Management of Medical Problems in Assisted Living: Emerging Findings and Recommendations."
    Sloane P, Zimmerman S, Schumacher J, Khandelwal CM, Beeber A, O'Neil K, American Medical Director Association Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay, FL, 1/1/2011
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  • "Care of the Dying Patient." 
  • "Palliative Care in the Emergency Department." 
  • "Impact of Palliative Care in Complex Medical Cases." 
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  • "Thanks at Thanksgiving." 
    Khandelwal, C, News and Observer Newspaper
  • "A Physician's Regret for not Broaching End of Life Questions." 
    Khandelwal, C, News and Observer Newspaper
  • Alliance for Geriatric Education in Specialties Curriculum. 
    Busby-Whitehead, J, Roberts, E, Khandelwal, C, Bynum, D, Wilson, L, LaMantia, M, Biese, K, Caprio, A and Winzelberg, G, POGOe-Portal of Geriatric Online Education

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