George Demiris, PhD, FACMI

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Professor of Informatics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Claire Fagin Hall, Room 324
418 Curie Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-8559
BS (Medical Informatics)
Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, 1991.
MS (Medical Informatics)
Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, 1994.
Ph.D. (Health Informatics)
University of Minnesota, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

family caregiving
home care
end of life

Selected Publications

Oliver DP, Washington K, Benson J, Kruse RL, Popejoy L, Liu J, Smith J, Pitzer K, White P, Demiris G.: Access for Cancer Caregivers to Education and Support for Shared Decision Making (ACCESS) intervention: a cluster cross-over randomised clinical trial. BMJ Support Palliat Care Mar 2023.

Han S, Teng AK, Lin SY, Demiris G, Zaslavsky O, Chen AT.: Examining Engagement and Usability in an Online Discussion Platform for Older Adults: Findings From Pilot Studies. Comput Inform Nurs Jan 2023.

Berridge C, Demiris G, Kaye J.: Correction: Domain Experts on Dementia-Care Technologies: Mitigating Risk in Design and Implementation. Sci Eng Ethics 29: 3, Jan 2023.

Starr LT, Washington K, Pitzer K, Oliver DP, Demiris G.: Close but Not Close Enough: How Distance Caregiving is Associated with Hospice Family Caregiver Hospice Communication Experiences. Health Commun Jan 2023.

Walton L, Courtright K, Demiris G, Gorman EF, Jackson A, Carpenter JG.: Telehealth Palliative Care in Nursing Homes: A Scoping Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2023.

Chi NC, Nakad L, Han S, Washington K, Hagiwara Y, Riffin C, Oliver DP, Demiris G.: Family Caregivers' Challenges in Cancer Pain Management for Patients Receiving Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2023.

Chung J, Brakey HR, Reeder B, Myers O, Demiris G.: Community-dwelling older adults' acceptance of smartwatches for health and location tracking. Int J Older People Nurs 2023.

Oliver DP, Demiris G, Benson J, White P, Wallace A, Pitzer K, Washington K.: Family caregiving experiences with hospice lung cancer patients compared to other cancer types. J Psychosoc Oncol 2023.

Bichel-Findlay J, Koch S, Mantas J, Abdul SS, Al-Shorbaji N, Ammenwerth E, Baum A, Borycki EM, Demiris G, Hasman A, Hersh W, Hovenga E, Huebner UH, Huesing ES, Kushniruk A, Hwa Lee K, Lehmann CU, Lillehaug SI, Marin HF, Marschollek M, Martin-Sanchez F, Merolli M, Nishimwe A, Saranto K, Sent D, Shachak A, Udayasankaran JG, Were MC, Wright G.: Recommendations of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) on Education in Biomedical and Health Informatics: Second Revision. Int J Med Inform 2023.

Yang R, Wang H, Tracy EL, Jo YJ, Sward KA, Edelman LS, Demiris G.: What is the relationship between falls, functional limitations, and depressive symptoms among Chinese older adults? The role of living alone. Maturitas 2023.

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Last updated: 03/28/2023
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