Lauren Gleason
Section of Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730


BS2005Cornell UniversityBiology
MD2009University of Buffalo School of MedicineMedicine
Residency2012University of Rochester Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Clinical Fellowship2014Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel DeaconessGeriatric Medicine
Research Fellowship2015Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel DeaconessGeriatric Medicine
MPH2016Harvard TH Chan School of Public HealthClinical Effectiveness

Academic Interests

Dr. Gleason’s primary interests in geriatrics are in co-management, frailty, delirium, and polypharmacy. She has experience working in geriatric surgical co-management models at both at the University of Rochester and Brigham and Women’s Hospital and really believes in the co-management model for frail older adults. She has been an active member in the American Geriatric Society and currently serves on the Public Relations/Health in Aging Foundation Subcommittee

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gleason's clinical interests align with her academic interests including frailty assessment for improved surgical outcome, care transitions, and delirium in hospitalized adults.

Representative Publications

  1. Gleason LJ, Schmitt EM, Kosar CM, Tabloski P, Saczynski JS, Robinson T, Cooper Z, Jones RN, Marcantonio EM, Inouye SK. Adverse Events After Elective Surgery in Older Adults: Impact of Delirium and Other Major Complications. JAMA Surg. 2015;150(12):1134-40.
  2. Murthy S, Hepner DL, Cooper Z, Javedan H, Gleason LJ, Chi JH, Bader AM. Leveraging the pre-operative clinic to engage older patients in shared decision making about complex surgery: an illustrative case. A&A Case Rep. 2016; 15;7(2):30-2.
  3. Gleason LJ, Mendelson DA, Kates SL, Friedman SM. Anticoagulation Management in Hip Fracture Patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014; 62(1):159-164.
  4. Gillespie SM, Gleason LJ, Karuza J, Shah M. Health Care Providers’ Opinions on Communication Between Nursing Homes and Emergency Departments. JAMDA. 2010;11(3): 204-210.
  5. Gleason LJ*, Fong TG*, Wong B, Habtemariam D, Jones RN, Schmitt EM, de Rooij SE, Saczynski JS, Gross AL, Bean JF, Brown CJ, Fick DM, Gruber-Baldini AL, O’Connor M, Tabloski PA, Marcantonio ER, Inouye SK. Cognitive and physical demands of activities of daily living in older adults: Validation of expert panel ratings. PM&R. 2015;7(7):725-735. (*these authors contributed equally as co-first authors)

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