Faculty/Staff

Geriatrics Education

Specialty Clinics

Clinical Care

Research

Penn Memory Centers

Sleep Research

CHERP

The Institute on Aging

Ralston Center


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Joan Weinryb, EdM, MD, CMD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Health System Clinician, Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Ralston Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St., Rm 225
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-1548
Fax: 215-573-8684
Education:
BA (History (cum laude))
Radcliffe College, Massachusetts, 1975.
EdM
Harvard University, Massachusetts, 1977.
MD ( )
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, 1983.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Intern, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-1984.
Internal Medicine Resident, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1986.
Chief Medical Resident, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1987.
Certifications
Certification of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine, 1992.
Certified Medical Director of a Long Term Care Facility, American Medical Directors Association, 1995.
Recertification Medical Director of a Long Term Care Facility, American Medical Directors Association , 2001.
Recertification of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine, 2006.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Indefinite), .
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Clinical teaching, Long term care: NH, ALF, CCRC, Team management in long term care, nutrition, wound care, end-of-life care, transition of care

Selected Publications

Johnson JC, Weinryb J.: Safe pharmacologic treatment strategies for osteoarthritis pain in African Americans with hypertension, and renal and cardiac disease. Journal of the National Medical Association 98(7): 1126-35, July 2006.

Sapienza PE, Levine GM, Pomerantz S, Davidson JH, Weinryb J, Glassman J.: Impact of a quality assurance program on gastrointestinal endoscopy. Gastroenterology 102(2): 387-93, Feb 1992.

Cogen R, Weinryb J, Pomerantz C, Fenstemacher P.: Complications of jejunostomy tube feeding in nursing facility patients. American Journal of Gastroenterology 86(11): 1610-3, Nov 1991.

Cogen R, Weinryb J.: Aspiration pneumonia in nursing home patients fed via gastrostomy tubes. American Journal of Gastroenterology 84(12): 1509-12, Dec 1989.

Cogen R, Weinryb J.: Tube feeding: Providing the most nutrition with the least discomfort. Postgraduate Medicine 85(5): 355-60, Apr 1989.

Weinryb J, Cogen R.: Interaction of nasogastric phenytoin and enteral feeding solution. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 37(2): 195-6, Feb 1989.

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