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

Washington KT, Piontek A, Jabbari J, Benson JJ, Demiris G, Tatum PE 3rd, Oliver DP.: The Lived Experience of Physical Separation for Hospice Patients and Families amid COVID-19. J Pain Symptom Manage Feb 2022.

Demiris G, Oliver DP, Washington KT, Chadwick C, Voigt JD, Brotherton S, Naylor MD.: Examining spoken words and acoustic features of therapy sessions to understand family caregivers' anxiety and quality of life. Int J Med Inform 2022.

Oliver DP, Washington KT, Pitzer K, Popejoy L, White P, Wallace AS, Grimsley A, Demiris G.: Mixed methods analysis of hospice staff perceptions and shared decision making practices in hospice. Support Care Cancer 2022.

Starr LT, Bullock K, Washington K, Aryal S, Oliver DP, Demiris G.: Anxiety, Depression, Quality of Life, Caregiver Burden, and Perceptions of Caregiver-Centered Communication among Black and White Hospice Family Caregivers. J Palliat Med Nov 2021.

Washington KT, Demiris G, White P, Mathis HC, Forsythe JE, Parker Oliver D.: A Goal-Directed Model of Collaborative Decision Making in Hospice and Palliative Care. J Palliat Care Nov 2021.

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.

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Last updated: 03/11/2022
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