Margaret Ann Drickamer, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Decision Making; Dementia; Geriatrics

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine

Research Summary

Dr. Drickamer's interests are in Ethics and Dementia, and she has written on such topics as truth–telling in Alzheimer's disease and decisional–capacity.

Specialized Terms: Ethics and Dementia; Truth-telling in Alzheimer's disease; Decisional-capacity

Selected Publications

  • Richman SM. Drickamer MA. Gynecologic care of elderly women. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2007:8(4):219-23.
  • Drickamer MA, Levy B, Irwin K, Rohrbaugh R. Perceived needs for Geriatric Education by Medical Students, Internal Medicine Residents and Faculty. J Gen Intern Med. 200621(12):1230-4.
  • Leonard R, Tinetti ME, Allore HG, Drickamer MA. Potentially Modifiable Resident Characteristics that are Associated with Physical or Verbal Aggression Among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia. Arch Intern Med. 2006166:1295–1300.
  • Juthani–Mehta M, Drickamer MA, Towle V, Zhang Y, Tinetti ME, Quagliarello VJ. Nursing Home Practitioner Survey of Diagnostic Criteria for Urinary Tract Infections. JAGS. 200553:1986–90.
  • Jenq GY, Guo Z, Drickamer MA, Marottoli RA, Reid MC. Timing in the Communication of Pain Among Nursing Home Residents, Nursing Staff and Clinicians. Arch Int Med. 2004164:1508–12.

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