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

Oliver Debra Parker, Kruse Robin L, Smith Jamie, Washington Karla, Demiris George: Assessing the Reliability and Validity of a Brief Measure of Caregiver Quality of Life. Journal of pain and symptom management 58(5): 871-877, Nov 2019.

Washington Karla T, Craig Kevin W, Parker Oliver Debra, Ruggeri Jeffrey S, Brunk Samantha R, Goldstein Andrea K, Demiris George: Family caregivers' perspectives on communication with cancer care providers. Journal of psychosocial oncology 37(6): 777-790, Nov-Dec 2019.

Oliver Debra Parker, Washington Karla T, Demiris George, White Patrick: Challenges in Implementing Hospice Clinical Trials: Preserving Scientific Integrity While Facing Change. Journal of pain and symptom management Oct 2019.

Oliver Debra Parker, Tappana Jessica, Washington Karla T, Rolbiecki Abigail, Craig Kevin, Demiris George, Schafer Collyn, Winjobi Mumeenat, Clayton Margaret F, Reblin Maija, Ellington Lee: Behind the doors of home hospice patients: A secondary qualitative analysis of hospice nurse communication with patients and families. Palliative & supportive care 17(5): 579-583, Oct 2019.

Washington Karla T, Oliver Debra Parker, Smith Jamie B, Kruse Robin L, Meghani Salimah H, Demiris George: A Comparison of Rural and Urban Hospice Family Caregivers' Cancer Pain Knowledge and Experience. Journal of pain and symptom management 58(4): 685-689, Oct 2019.

Han Soojeong, Chi Nai-Ching, Han Claire, Oliver Debra Parker, Washington Karla, Demiris George: Adapting the Resilience Framework for Family Caregivers of Hospice Patients With Dementia. American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias 34(6): 399-411, Sep 2019.

Thompson Hilaire J, McGough Ellen, Demiris George: Falls and Cognitive Training 2 (FaCT2) study protocol: a randomised controlled trial exploring cognitive training to reduce risk of falls in at-risk older adults. Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention Aug 2019.

Demiris George, Washington Karla, Ulrich Connie M, Popescu Mihail, Oliver Debra Parker: Innovative Tools to Support Family Caregivers of Persons with Cancer: The Role of Information Technology. Seminars in oncology nursing 35(4): 384-388, Aug 2019.

Demiris George, Lin Shih-Yin, Turner Anne M: The Role of Personal Health Information Management in Promoting Patient Safety in the Home: A Qualitative Analysis. Studies in health technology and informatics 264: 1159-1163, Aug 2019.

Turner Anne M, Osterhage Katie, Hartzler Andrea, Taylor Jean O, Demiris George: Personal Health Information Management Practices of Older Adults: One Size Does Not Fit All. Studies in health technology and informatics 264: 1995-1996, Aug 2019.

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Last updated: 11/07/2019
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