Sharon Inouye, MD, MPH

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine


Dr. Inouye’s studies are widely cited, and her work is regularly included in all reviews of the field. She is regularly invited to present her work at national and international forums, and has influenced many other investigators in the direction of their work. She was awarded one of the highest accolades in her field, the 1998 American Geriatrics Society Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award, recognizing her contributions to geriatric medicine. Additionally, she received the Donaghue Investigator Award, K24 Midcareer Award from the National Institute on Aging, and the 2002 Novartis Visiting Professorship to Australia.

Education & Training

MPH Yale University (1989)
MD University of Califoria-San Francisco (1981)


  • Hospital Elder Life Program Canada (2000)

    Professors Baker and Inouye provide materials and mentorship to health systems seeking to replicate their research regarding the Hospital Elder Life Program which improves the hospital care of older adults.

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Sharon Inouye, MD, MPH