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Mt. Sinai - St. Luke's
Summary of Scholarly Activities
for the Division of Geriatric Medicine

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE

Funded Research and Grants

“Alliances for Quality Aging.” Healthfirst/ Senior Health Partners’ Grant; $40,046.21; July 2011 – June 2012.

“Management and Education for Diabetes in New York City (MED – NYC).” J. Albu, B. Matti – Orozco, et al. Mt. Sinai - St. Luke's, New York, NY. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) & National Institute of Health (NIH), Natural Experiments and Effectiveness Studies to Identify the Best Policy and System Level Practices to Prevent Diabetes and Its Complications (U58), $500,000 per year for five years, awarded October 2010 till September 2015.

SLRHC Associate Trustees’ Small Grants, Division of Geriatrics’ Promoting Inpatient Safety & Excellence in Care (PROMISE) Program; $4,000; March 2010.

SLRHC Associate Trustees’ Small Grants, SLRHC Integrated Palliative & Hospice Care Program; $4,500; March 2009.

SLRHC Associate Trustees’ Small Grants, SLRHC Palliative Care Program; $5,000;
March 2008.

“Diabetes Education and Empowerment Program (DEEP).” J. Albu, B. Matti-Orozco, N.
Ofosu-Aamah, D. Peterson. 5-year grant sponsored by the New York State Department
of Health Diabetes Program; October 2004 to September 2009, New York, NY ($50,000
per year for the first 2 years, $100,000 per year for the last 3 years of the grant).

 “Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration.” Demonstration project supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. B. Matti, P. Bloom, J. Forker. St. Luke’s/ Roosevelt Hospital Center, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Jewish Home & Hospital for the Aged, New York, NY; $100,000; April 2002 – 2006.

 

Unfunded On-going Research (IRB Approved)

“How Nursing Home Practitioners Deal with Unexpected Gastrostomy Tube-related Problems: A Survey.” I. Paik, D. Kotler, E. Engelson, B. Matti – Orozco. St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, November 2011; on-going project.

“Do Gastroenterology services provided onsite at Nursing Homes provide health care savings?” I. Pail, D. Kotler, E. Engelson, B. Matti – Orozco. St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, November 2011; on-going project.

 

Publications

“Comfort Measures Only: Agreeing on a common definition through a survey.”
C. Zanartu MD, Brenda Matti-Orozco MD. St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY. Accepted for publication in the American Journal for Hospice and Palliative Care, February 2012.

“Development of a Hospice Experience in a Large Urban Teaching Hospital Internal Medicine Residency."”P. Bloom, B. Matti, E. Young. End-of-Life Graduate Education Curriculum Project: Project Abstracts/ Progress Reports – Year 2. D. Weissman, et al. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 4 (4): 534-535, 2001.

“Physicians & Home Care: Changing Times.” B. Matti. Department of Medicine Newsletter, St. Luke’s/ Roosevelt Hospital Center, Winter-Spring 1999, vol. 7.2: 12-13.


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