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Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD, Geriatrics, Durham, NC, Duke University Hospital

CathleenColon-EmericMDMHS

Geriatrics Durham, NC

Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics Division Chief, Duke University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Duke UniversityM.H.S., Clinical Research, 1999 - 2001
  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine), 1999 - 2000
  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalChief Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999
  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine), 1997 - 1998
  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1995 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow, American Geriatrics Society American Geriatrics Society, 2017
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians American College of Physicians, 2007
  • Paul B. Beeson Scholar National Institute on Aging, American Federation of Aging Research, 2004
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • How to Prevent Falls
    How to Prevent FallsMay 14th, 2019
  • Bone and Muscle Health Can ‘Make or Break’ Care as We Age
    Bone and Muscle Health Can ‘Make or Break’ Care as We AgeDecember 4th, 2019
  • Diuretic Comes Out on Top for Fewer Fractures
    Diuretic Comes Out on Top for Fewer FracturesNovember 21st, 2016
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Grant Support

  • Injury Liaison Service to Reduce Injurious Falls in Skilled Nursing Facility Residents with DementiaNIA2019–2024
  • Deprescribing for Older Dialysis PatientsNIH2018–2023
  • Models of Primary Osteoporosis Screening in MenVA2019–2022
  • CONNECT HOME: Testing the Efficacy of Transitional Care of Patients and Caregivers During Transitions from Skilled Nursing FacilitiesNIH2018–2022
  • Physical Resilience: Indicators and Mechanisms in the ElderlyNIA2017–2022
  • Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Home ResidentsNINR2016–2021
  • Optimizing Function and Independence in QUERIVA2016–2021
  • Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence CenterNIA2016–2021
  • Mentoring Intervention Development in Fall and Fracture PreventionNIH2015–2019
  • Outcomes of Nursing Management Practices in Nursing HomesNIH2011–2017
  • Evidence Based Medicine in Skilled Nursing FacilitiesDHHS/NIH2004–2009

Committees

  • Member, VA National Field Advisory Committee for Osteoporosis 2019 - Present
  • Co-chair, NIA/AGS U13 Musculoskeletal Conference 2016 - Present
  • Panel Reviewer, NIH/NSF Smart and Connected Health 2014 - 2016
  • Safety Officer, NIH/NIAMS KCitrate of Prevent Age Related Bone Loss 2007 - 2009

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Consultant, NovartisData Safety Monitoring Chair, BYM Program2014 - 2019
  • Consultant, AmgenClinical Endpoint Committee Chair2012 - 2019