George Demiris, PhD, FACMI

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Professor of Informatics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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

Holmes JH, Beinlich J, Boland MR, Bowles KH, Chen Y, Cook TS, Demiris G, Draugelis M, Fluharty L, Gabriel PE, Grundmeier R, Hanson CW, Herman DS, Himes BE, Hubbard RA, Kahn CE Jr, Kim D, Koppel R, Long Q, Mirkovic N, Morris JS, Mowery DL, Ritchie MD, Urbanowicz R, Moore JH.: Why Is the Electronic Health Record So Challenging for Research and Clinical Care? Methods Inf Med Jul 2021.

Washington KT, Benson JJ, Chakurian DE, Popejoy LL, Demiris G, Rolbiecki AJ, Oliver DP.: Comfort Needs of Cancer Family Caregivers in Outpatient Palliative Care. J Hosp Palliat Nurs 23: 221-228, Jun 2021.

Turner AM, Taylor JO, Hartzler AL, Osterhage KP, Bosold AL, Painter IS, Demiris G.: Personal health information management among healthy older adults: Varying needs and approaches. J Am Med Inform Assoc 28: 322-333, Feb 2021.

Jung H, Demiris G, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Zachry M.: A Novel Food Record App for Dietary Assessments Among Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Development and Usability Study. JMIR Form Res 5: e14760, Feb 2021.

Berridge C, Demiris G, Kaye J.: Domain Experts on Dementia-Care Technologies: Mitigating Risk in Design and Implementation. Sci Eng Ethics 27: 14, Feb 2021.

Chen AT, Chu F, Teng AK, Han S, Lin SY, Demiris G, Zaslavsky O.: Promoting Problem Solving About Health Management: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Evaluation of a Digital Health Intervention for Older Adults With Pre-Frailty and Frailty. Gerontol Geriatr Med 7: 2333721420985684, Jan 2021.

Connelly K, Molchan H, Bidanta R, Siddh S, Lowens B, Caine K, Demiris G, Siek K, Reeder B.: Evaluation framework for selecting wearable activity monitors for research. Mhealth 7: 6, Jan 2021.

Turner AM, Engelsma T, Taylor JO, Sharma RK, Demiris G.: Recruiting older adult participants through crowdsourcing platforms: Mechanical Turk versus Prolific Academic. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2020: 1230-1238, Jan 2021.

Oliver DP, Benson JJ, Ulrich C, Washington KT, Rolbiecki AJ, White P, Smith JB, Lero C, Landon OJ, Demiris G.: Perceived Benefits and Burdens of Participation for Caregivers of Cancer Patients in Hospice Clinical Trials: A Pilot Study. J Pain Symptom Manage 2021.

Demiris G: Technology-based solutions to address the family care gap challenges. Bridging the Family Care Gap. Gaugler J. (eds.). Academic Press, Page: 367-387, 2021.

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Last updated: 08/23/2021
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