Lisa M. Walke, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics); Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs (Geriatrics)

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Geriatrics

Selected Publications

  • Restructuring care for older adults undergoing surgery: preliminary data from the Co-Management of Older Operative Patients En Route Across Treatment Environments (CO-OPERATE) model of care.

    Walke LM, Rosenthal RA, Trentalange M, Perkal MF, Maiaroto M, Jeffery SM, Marottoli RA. Restructuring care for older adults undergoing surgery: preliminary data from the Co-Management of Older Operative Patients En Route Across Treatment Environments (CO-OPERATE) model of care. Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society 2014, 62:2185-90.

  • Comprehensive Home-Based Acute Care Medical Program Initiative for Older Noncritical Surgical Patients.

    Tackett JJ, Walke LM, Accordino L, Melin E, Bishop T, Kumar C, Rosenthal RA. Comprehensive Home-Based Acute Care Medical Program Initiative for Older Noncritical Surgical Patients. JAMA Surgery 2014, 149:1212-3.

  • Illness representations of restricting back pain: the older Person’s perspective.

    Makris UE, Melhado T, Lee SC, Hamann HA, Walke LM, Gill TM, Fraenkel L. Illness representations of restricting back pain: the older Person’s perspective. Pain Medicine (Malden, Mass.) 2014, 15:938-46.

  • Han MA, Tinetti ME, Agostini JV, Han L, Lee H, Walke LM. The Impact of Medication Use on Symptom Burden in Older Patients with Multiple Medical Morbidities. Journal of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics 2013;4(3):84-88.
  • Kumar C, Walke LM, Green M. Geriatric Competency Evaluation Instrument. POGOe - Portal of Geriatric Online Education 2013; Available from http://www.pogoe.org\productid\21260
  • ACE, MACE, and GRACE: time to put the pieces together: comment on "effects of an acute care for elders unit on costs and 30-day readmissions".

    Walke LM, Tinetti ME. ACE, MACE, and GRACE: time to put the pieces together: comment on "effects of an acute care for elders unit on costs and 30-day readmissions". JAMA Internal Medicine 2013, 173:987-9.

  • Erekson EA, Ratner ES, Walke LM, Fried TR. Gynecologic surgery in the geriatric patient. Obstet Gynecol 2012;119(6):1262-1269.
  • Olmedo B, Berg KM, Mejnartowicz S, Walke LM. Confronting Issues of Cognitive Assessment for a Bilingual Older Adult. Clinical Geriatrics 2012;20:38-40.
  • Walke LM. Goal Setting with Elderly Patients and Families. In Geriatric Care and End of Life Surgery, Surgical Council on Resident Education (SCORE) curriculum, American Board of Surgeons, 2010.
  • Walke LM, Rosenthal RA. Preoperative Evaluation of the Older Surgical Patient. In Principles and Practice of Geriatric Surgery, 2nd Edition, ed. R.A. Rosenthal, M.E. Zenilman, M.R. Katlic, Springer, New York, NY, 2011, 267-288.
  • Walke LM, Maiaroto M. Geriatrics Consultation Services. In Case Based Geriatrics: A Global Approach, ed. V.A. Hirth, D. Wieland, M. Dever-Bumba, MacGraw Hill Co., New York, NY, 2011, pp 271-281.
  • Progressive tremor, truncal ataxia, and acute mental status changes after use of bupropion.

    Li L, Rozolsky DM, Walke L, Jeffery SM. Progressive tremor, truncal ataxia, and acute mental status changes after use of bupropion. The Consultant Pharmacist : The Journal Of The American Society Of Consultant Pharmacists 2011, 26:665-71.

  • Voisin JM, Walke LM, Jeffery SM. Home is where the heart is: Living arrangements for older adults. Consultant Pharmacist 2009;24(2):134-145.
  • Walke LM, Byers AL, Gallo WT, Endrass J, Fried TR. The Association of Symptoms with Health Outcomes in Chronically Ill Adults. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2007;33:58-66.
  • Walke LM, Byers AL, McCorkle R, Fried TR. Symptom Assessment in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Advanced Chronic Disease. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2006;31:31-37.
  • Walke LM, Gallo WT, Tinetti ME, Fried TR. The Burden of Symptoms among Community-Dwelling Older Persons with Advanced Chronic Disease. Archives of Internal Medicine 2004;164:2321-2324.
  • Range and severity of symptoms over time among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure.

    Walke LM, Byers AL, Tinetti ME, Dubin JA, McCorkle R, Fried TR. Range and severity of symptoms over time among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure. Archives Of Internal Medicine 2007, 167:2503-8.

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Lisa M. Walke, MD
Patient Care Locations
Adler Geriatric Assessment Center874 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Geriatric MedicineYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Geriatrics20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06514

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