Highlighting delirium investigators each month

Investigator of the Month

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, […]

Dr. Gideon Caplan

Investigator of the Month (September 2023): Gideon Caplan, MD, FRACP

Dr Gideon Caplan is Director of Geriatric Medicine and Post-Acute Care Services at Prince of Wales Hospital, and he is a Conjoint Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. His research interests have focused on health services research as principal investigator on seven investigator-initiated RCTs, and on the pathophysiology of […]

Dr. Donna Fick

Investigator of the Month (August 2023): Donna Fick, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, FGSA, FAAN

Dr. Donna Marie Fick is the Elouise Ross Eberly Endowed Professor of the Ross & Carol Nese College of Nursing at The Pennsylvania State University, and Director of the Tressa Nese and Helen Diskevich Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. Dr. Fick is nationally and internationally recognized as a leading expert in geriatric care and research. She […]

Zachary Kunicki, PhD

Investigator of the Month (July 2023): Zachary Kunicki, PhD

Dr. Zachary Kunicki received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island, and he has master’s degrees in Psychology, Statistics, and Public Health. Dr. Kunicki is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he also serves as the assistant […]

Annmarie Hosie, PhD, RN

Investigator of the Month (June 2023): Annmarie Hosie, PhD, RN

Dr. Annmarie Hosie is Associate Professor, Palliative Care Nursing at the University of Notre Dame Australia and St. Vincent’s Health Network Sydney; and an Adjust Associate Professor at the University of Technology Sydney. Her PhD at the University of Notre Dame Australia researched delirium epidemiology, systems, and nursing practice in palliative care units, and her […]

Meera Agar, PhD

Investigator of the Month (May 2023): Meera Agar, PhD

Professor Agar’s research aims to improve the support and care for people who are experiencing cognitive and other brain impacts as a result of advanced illness. She is particularly focused on improving interventions to prevent and manage delirium at the end of life, and measure their efficacy and harms through endpoints that are meaningful to […]