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Heather Whitson, MD, Geriatrics, Durham, NC, Duke University Hospital

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Geriatrics Durham, NC

Associate Professor, Medicine & Ophthalmology, Duke University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2003
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
    Weill Cornell MedicineClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2000 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • American Geriatrics Society and National Institute on Aging Bench‐to‐Bedside Conference: Sensory Impairment and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults  
    Kristine Yaffe, Heather E Whitson, Frank R Lin, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Abstracts/Posters

  • Assessing Feasibility of a Focused Geriatric Assessment in Older Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to Address Functional Risk Factors for Morbidity and MortalityClinical...
    Heather Whitson, 61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting, Orlando, FL, 12/9/2019

Other

Press Mentions

  • Prevent Blindness to Hold 8th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit
    Prevent Blindness to Hold 8th Annual Focus on Eye Health National SummitApril 29th, 2019
  • Panelists Explore What’s Missing from Medicare
    Panelists Explore What’s Missing from MedicareDecember 17th, 2018
  • Center for Vision and Population Health at Prevent Blindness Established to Implement Strategies to Address Eye Health
    Center for Vision and Population Health at Prevent Blindness Established to Implement Strategies to Address Eye HealthDecember 7th, 2018
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Grant Support

  • Developing Interventions To Improve Function In Seniors With Comorbid ConditionsNational Institute On Aging2008–2011

Hospital Affiliations