Margaret Ann Drickamer, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Decision Making; Dementia; Geriatrics

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

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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