Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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Edited By: Thomas T. Yoshikawa

Impact Factor: 4.572

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 2/32 (Gerontology); 6/50 (Geriatrics & Gerontology)

Online ISSN: 1532-5415

Editorial Board


EDITORIAL BOARD

 

Editor in Chief

THOMAS T. YOSHIKAWA, MD, Los Angeles, CA

 

Executive Editor

JOSEPH G. OUSLANDER, MD, Boca Raton, FL

 

Associate Editors

CATHY ALESSI, MD, Los Angeles, CA

ELLEN BINDER, MD, St. Louis, MO

SOO BORSON, MD, Seattle, WA

CYNTHIA BOYD, MD, MPH, Baltimore, MD

ELIZABETH L. COBBS, MD, Washington, DC

PAUL K. CRANE, MD, MPH, Seattle, WA
LUIGI FERRUCCI, MD, PhD, Baltimore, MD

MARY GANGULI, MD, MPH, Pittsburgh, PA

SHARON K. INOUYE, MD, MPH, Boston, MA

ERIC LENZE, MD, St. Louis, MO

MARY PALMER, PHD, RNC, Chapel Hill, NC

ROBERT M. PALMER, MD, Norfolk, VA

BRUCE E. ROBINSON, MD, MPH, Sarasota, FL

MIRIAM B. RODIN, MD, PhD, St. Louis, MO

DONALD R. ROYALL, MD, San Antonio, TX
KENNETH E. SCHMADER, MD, Durham, NC

 

Section Editors

Aging and Surgery: JASON JOHANNING, MD, Omaha, NE

Clinical Management of the Geriatric Patient: LONA MODY, MD, MSc, Ann Arbor, MI

Clinical Trials and Tribulations: ROBERT L. KANE, MD, Minneapolis, MN

Controversies in Geriatrics and Gerontology: ROBERT L. KANE, MD, Minneapolis, MN and DAVID GANZ, MD, PhD, Los Angeles, CA

Dental and Oral Health: CAROL BASSIM, DMD, MHS, Bethesda, MA

Drugs and Pharmacology: TODD P. SEMLA, MS, PharmD, Hines, IL

Education and Training: NINA TUMOSA, PhD, St. Louis, MO

Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics: ALEXIA M. TORKE, MD, Indianapolis, IN

Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations: GWEN YEO, PhD, AGSF, Palo Alto, CA

Geriatric Bioscience: BRUCE R. TROEN, MD, Buffalo, NY

Geriatric Emergency Medicine: MANISH H. SHAH, MD, MPH, Rochester, NY and CHRISTOPHER R. CARPENTER, MD, AGSF, St. Louis, MO

Innovative Paradigms of Geriatric Practice: Preliminary Data: MICHAEL L. MALONE, MD, Milwaukee, Wi

International Health Affairs: A. MARK CLARFIELD, MD, Beersheva, Israel

Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination: MICHAEL L. MALONE,  MD, Milwaukee, WI

Nursing: LOIS K, EVANS, PhD, RN, Philadelphia, PA

Old Lives Tales: A. MARK CLARFIELD, MD, Beersheva, Israel

Palliative Care and Geriatrics: CHRISTINE S. RITCHIE, MD, MSPH, San Francisco, CA

Perspectives of Geriatrics by Pioneers in Aging: JOSEPH G. OUSLANDER, MD, Boca Raton, FL and THOMAS T. YOSHIKAWA, MD, Los Angeles, CA

Supplements: CYNTHIA J. BROWN, MD, MSPH, Birmingham, AL

Updates in Aging: MIRIAM B. RODIN, MD, PhD, St. Louis, MO

 

Assistant Editors for Biostatistics

MOHSEN BAZARGAN, PhD, Los Angeles, CA

RICHARD N. JONES, ScD, Providence, RI

 

Consulting Editor

DAVID B. REUBEN, MD, Los Angeles, CA

 

Advisory Editors

Editor Emeritus: PAUL B. BEESON, MD, Redmond, WA (1978-1984; deceased 2006)

Editor Emeritus: GENE H. STOLLERMAN, MD, Boston, MA(1984-1988; deceased 2014)

Editor Emeritus: DAVID H. SOLOMON, MD, Santa Monica, CA (1988-1993; deceased 2013)

Editor Emeritus: WILLIAM B. APPLEGATE, MD, MPH, Winston-Salem, NC (1993-2000)

 

Managing Editor

FLORY FERNS-JAMES, MA, Los Angeles, CA

 

Editorial Assistant

CATHERINE YOSHIKAWA, BSN, Los Angeles, CA

SCOTT YOSHIKAWA, PhD, Los Angeles, CA

MISTY IRONS, MA, Los Angeles, CA

 

Editorial Office:

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

11301 Wilshire Blvd., Building 220, Suite 309, Los Angeles, CA 90073

 

 

Editorial Board

ALI AHMED, MD, MPH, Washington, DC

NEIL B. ALEXANDER, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
RUTH A. ANDERSON, RN, PhD, Durham, NC

WILLIAM B APPLEGATE, MD, MPH, Winston-Salem, NC

DAN R. BERLOWITZ, MD, MPH, Bedford, MA

CHAD BOULT, MD, MPH, MBA, Washington, DC

SUZANNE F. BRADLEY, MD, Ann Arbor, MI

LEO M. COONEY, Jr, MD, New Haven, CT

KENNETH E. COVINSKY, MD, MPH, San Francisco, CA

XinQi DONG, MD, MPH, Chicago, IL

CATHERINE E. DuBEAU, MD, Worcester, MA
KIRK I. ERICKSON, PhD, Pittsburg, PA

THOMAS E. FINUCANE, MD, Baltimore, MD

DANIEL E. FOREMAN, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

TERRY FULMER, PhD, RN, FAAN, New York, NY

GRETCHEN GIBSON, DDS, MPH, Fayetteville, AR

THOMAS M. GILL, MD, New Haven, CT

SHELLY L. GRAY, PHARMD, Seattle, WA

JACK GURALNIK, MD, PhD, Bethesda, MD
SUSAN E. HICKMAN, RN, PhD, Indianapolis, IN

KEVIN P. HIGH, MD, Winston-Salem, NC

JUDITH L. HOWE, PhD, Bronx, NY

LAURIE G. JACOBS, MD, Bronx, NY

SAMAY JAIN, MD, MS, Pittsburgh, PA

CAROL KAUFFMAN, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
ANN MARIE KOLANOWSKI, RN, PhD, University Park, PA

SEAN X. LENG, MD, PhD, Baltimore, MD

DOUGLAS L. LESLIE, PhD, West Haven CT

STEPHEN R. LORD, PhD, Sydney, Australia

KENNETH W. LYLES, MD, Durham, NC

JAY MAGAZINER, PhD, MSHyg, Baltimore, MD

EDWARD R. MARCANTONIO, MD, Boston, MA

MATHEW S. MAURER, MD, New York, NY
WAYNE C. McCORMICK, MD, MPH, Seattle, WA

PAUL McGANN, MD, Baltimore, MD
SIMON C. MEARS, MD, PhD, Little Rock, AR

JOHN E. MORLEY, MB, BcH, St. Louis, MO

MARY BETH O'CONNELL, PharmD, Detroit, MI

THOMAS T. PERLS, MD, MPH, Boston, MA

MICHAEL W. RICH, MD, St. Louis, MO
GREG A. SACHS, MD
, Chicago, IL

JANE S. SACZYNSKI, PhD, Worcester, MA

MICHELLE J. SAUNDERS, DMD, MPH, San Antonio, TX
BETH E. SNITZ, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA

DARRYL Y. SUE, MD, Torrance, CA

GAIL SULLIVAN, MD, MPH, AGSF, Farmington, CT

MARK A. SUPIANO, MD, Salt Lake City, UT

GWEN C. UMAN, PhD, RN, Los Angeles, CA

MICHAEL VITIELLO, PhD, Seattle, WA

ROBERT B. WALLACE, MD, MSc, Iowa City, IA

JEAN F. WYMAN, PhD, RN, Minneapolis, MN

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