NIDUS II Investigators

NIDUS is led through the efforts of eight co-investigators from six institutions throughout the United States. Each team member and delirium investigator is an established researcher and/or clinician in the field of delirium research. As such, each delirium investigator brings expertise from various fields. Their expertise includes geriatrics, general medicine, anesthesiology, pharmacology, social work, epidemiology and statistics. Click 'View bio' to learn more about each delirium investigator.

NIDUS Central

Sharon . Inouye, MD, MPH, delirium investigatorSharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH

Multi Principal Investigator



Eva Schmitt, PhD, delirium investigatorEva Schmitt, PhD


Measurement & Harmonization Core

Richard N. JonesRichard N. Jones, ScD

Multi-PI, Leader, Measurement & Harmonization Core

Career Development & Outreach Core

Jan Busby-Whitehead, MDJan Busby-Whitehead, MD

Leader, Career Development & Outreach Core



John Devlin, PharmD, BCCCP, MCCM, FCCPJohn Devlin, PharmD, BCCCP, MCCM, FCCP

Leader, Career Development & Outreach Core

Research Resource Core

Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM, delirium investigatorEdward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM

Leader, Research Resource Core



Thomas G. Travison, PhDThomas G. Travison, PhD

Co-leader, Research Resource Core

Pilots & Exploratory Studies Core

Frederick E. Sieber, MD

Leader, Pilots & Exploratory Studies Core