Highlighting delirium investigators each month
Investigator of the Month
Periodically, NIDUS features a Delirium Research Hub investigator as a Spotlight Investigator. This month, we feature Dr. Ben Palanca and the Protocol for Prognosticating Delirium Recovery Outcomes Using Wakefulness and Sleep Electroencephalography (P-DROWS-E) study.
Dr. Kirsten Fiest is an Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Community Health Sciences & Psychiatry at the University of Calgary. She is also Director of Research and Innovation in the Department of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Fiest received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Calgary and completed post-doctoral training in neuro and […]
Every few months, the Delirium Research Hub features an investigator and research study from the Delirium Research Hub. This month’s Spotlight Investigator is Dr. Babar Khan. We feature his study, the Decreasing Delirium through Music listening (DDM) trial.
Michele Cavallari is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Cavallari graduated cum laude in Medicine in 2005, then completed a residency in Neurology at the Sapienza University Hospital Sant’Andrea (Rome, Italy) and a PhD program in Clinical and Experimental Neuroscience and Psychiatry. Dr. Cavallari’s research aims at exploring neurological conditions through […]
Patricia A. Tabloski, Ph.D., GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN is an associate professor at the Connell School of Nursing. Dr. Tabloski’s work focuses on the epidemiology and treatment of various threats to quality of life and function in older adults. This work has involved elucidating risk factors for poor outcomes, the development and testing of non-pharmacologic interventions […]
Dr. Franchesca Arias is a tenure track assistant professor in the neuropsychology area. She received her doctorate from Fordham University and completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Florida. Dr. Arias’ research interests center around the intersection between cognitive aging, contextual and socioeconomic factors, and medical conditions in older adults.
Dr. Babar Khan’s research is at the critical intersection of acute illness and aging brain. He is a patient oriented-translational/clinical researcher with a principal focus on developing a biomarker profile among delirious patients in the intensive care unit to predict their long term cognitive, physical and psychological morbidity. In addition, he directs the Critical Care […]
Every few months, the Delirium Research Hub selects an investigator and research study included in the Delirium Research Hub to feature as a Spotlight Investigator. This month, we are featuring Dr. Esther Oh. Her research focuses on the development of biomarkers for various stages of dementia, as markers of early detection and for markers of […]