Highlighting delirium investigators each month

Investigator of the Month

Dr. James Rudolph

Investigator of the Month (May 2024): Dr. James Rudolph

Dr. James Rudolph is a geriatrician and palliative care physician. He has a long track record of delirium research and collaboration. Dr. Rudolph is amazed that a short-term health event, like delirium, can have a profound impact on the course of people’s lives. Like most delirium experts, he ran alone in his institution. And he […]

Investigator of the Month (April 2024): Dr. Stephanie Rogers

Dr. Stephanie E. Rogers is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics and is the Associate Chief of Geriatrics Clinical Programs. Her academic focus is in implementation science, geriatric program building, and quality improvement, particularly in the area of making hospitalization and transitions safer for older adults. Dr. Rogers is also […]

Heidi Lindroth February 2024 NIDUS Investigator of the Month

Investigator of the Month (March 2024): Heidi Lindroth PhD, RN

Heidi Lindroth, PhD, RN, is a nurse scientist and practicing critical care nurse at Mayo Clinic. She is passionate about improving the care of critically ill, hospitalized older adults and reducing the worldwide burden of delirium. Although delirium is preventable, interventions are not readily accessible or designed for patients and family use. While recognizing and […]

Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD

Investigator of the Month (February 2024): Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD

Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD, is a geriatrician and T32 Aging Research Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His medical education, Internal Medicine residency, and Geriatrics Fellowship were completed at the University of Sao Paulo Medical School in Brazil. His primary focus is geriatric hospital care research, with a particular emphasis on […]

Investigator of the Month (January 2024): Mark Oldham, MD

Mark Oldham, MD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). He completed fellowship training in consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. After that, he served as medical director of the Behavioral Intervention Team at Yale-New Haven Hospital. In 2017, he transferred to URMC where he launched […]

Investigator of the Month (December 2023): Kathryn Agarwal, MD

Dr. Kathryn Agarwal received her MD from Baylor College of Medicine and currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Geriatrics at Baylor. The focus of her academic career is the development and implementation of programs to improve the care of hospitalized older adults. From 2012-2016, Dr. Agarwal served as content expert for a […]

John Newman, MD, PhD

Investigator of the Month (November 2023): John Newman, MD, PhD

John Newman, MD, PhD is a geriatrician, translational scientist, and educator at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and in the Division of Geriatrics at UCSF. As a physician-scientist, Dr. Newman’s goal is to use our growing understanding of fundamental mechanisms of aging to better understand the pathophysiology of delirium and ultimately create new […]

Alasdair MacLullich, PhD

Investigator of the Month (October 2023): Alasdair MacLullich, MRCP, PhD

Professor Alasdair MacLullich is Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the Usher Institute in the University of Edinburgh. He works clinically in acute orthogeriatrics and acute geriatrics, and conducts research in delirium, cognition, and hip fracture. He has made contributions in several areas of delirium research including clinical assessment tools, neuropsychology of delirium, pathophysiology of delirium, […]