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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 

 

NAME

  Steven Lipson, M.D., M.P.H.

POSITION TITLE

  Senior Researcher

 

 

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE

(if applicable)

 

YEAR(s)

 

FIELD OF STUDY

   Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 

  New York University, New York

  Johns Hopkins University

  

B.A  

M.D.

M.P.H.

1957

1961

1969

  Physics

 Medicine

Epidemiology

TRAINING

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases, 1964-1966

Title I USPHS Public Health Traineeship, 1968-69

BioEthics Intensive Course, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1980

World Health Organization Traveling Fellowship, “Geriatric Teaching in the United Kingdom,” 1983

Medical Informatics Course, National Library of Medicine, Marine Biological Laboratory, 1993

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1966 - 1968: Chief, Department of Medicine, 2792nd USAF Hospital, Tinker AFB Oklahoma

1969 - 1973: Chief, Division of Epidemiology, Montgomery County Health Department, MD

1970 - 1981: Lecturer in Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health

1973 - 1975:  Director, Office of Comprehensive Health Planning, Montgomery County, MD

1975 - 1980:  Associate Director, AU-GU Joint Graduate Program in Health Care Management

1976 - 1979:  Adjunct Professor, The American University School of Government and Public Affairs

1980 - 1981: Director, National HMO Management Fellowship Program

1982 - 1984: Medical Director and Vice-President for Professional Affairs, Greater Southeast Community Center for the Aging

1983:  National Institute on Aging Member, Ad-Hoc Review Panel “A” Teaching Nursing Homes

1986 - 1988:  Guest Researcher, National Institute on Aging Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program

1984 - 2002:  Medical Director, The Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

1975 - present:  Associate Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine

1995 – presentSenior Researcher, Research Institute on Aging of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

2003 -  Acting Medical Director, Hirsh Health Center

PUBLICATIONS  (Recent and Selected)  

Lipson, S. Quantification of Mental Health Service Need.  Montgomery County Office of Comprehensive Health Planning, Rockville, Maryland, 1975. 

Lipson, S., & Champagne, D. S. Aspects of Planning for Primary Health Care Services.  Health Planning Research Services, Inc.  Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1977 (142 pp.).

Millar, J. W., Lipson, S., Heshmat, M., Reeves, P. N., & Rao, M. S. Health Systems and Resource Allocation Model. State Health Planning and Development Agency of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., 1979 (c 1500 pp.).

Lipson, S. 1980‑1981 National HMO Management Fellowship Program Interim Final Report. Washington, D.C., 1982 (35 pp. and appendices).

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Kerin, P., Pawlson, G., Lipson, S., & Holdridge, K. (1988).  Informed Consent for Research in a Nursing Home:  Processes and Issues.  The Gerontologist, 28, 355-359.

Berrdes, C., Lipson, S. (1989).  The teaching nursing home: A community perspective.  Journal of Long Term Care Administration, 17(2), 18-21.

Lipson, S., & Pattee, J. (1989).  Medical Care in the Nursing Home Facility.  In W. Reichel (Ed.), Clinical Aspects of Aging.  Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins.

McCullough, L., & Lipson, S. (1989).  A Framework for Geriatric Ethics.  In  W. Reichel (Ed.), Clinical Aspectsof Aging.  Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins.

McCullough, L., & Lipson, S. (1989).  Informed Consent.  In  W. Reichel (Ed.), Clinical Aspects of Aging. Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins.

McCullough, L., & Lipson, S. (1989).  Termination of Treatment,  In W. Reichel (Ed.), Clinical Aspects of Aging. Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins.

Berdes, C., & Lipson, S. (1989).  The Teaching Nursing Home: A Community Perspective.  Journal of Long Term Administration, 17, 18-21.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Billig, N., Lipson, S., Rosenthal, A. S., & Pawlson, L. G.  (1990). Medical correlates of agitation in nursing home residents.  Gerontology, 36(3), 150-158.

LaCroix, A. Z., Lipson, S., & White, L. (1990).  Hospitalization and Mortality Rates Associated with Selected Infectious Diseases in an Older Cohort.  In Health Status and Well-Being of the Elderly, National Health and Nutrition Examination  I-Epidemiologic Follow-up Survey.  Oxford University Press: New York.

Billig, N., Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Lipson, S. (1991). Pharmacological treatment of agitation in a nursing home: One possible role of sub-typing.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 39(10), 1002-1005.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Rabinovich, B. A., Lipson, S., Fein, A., Gerber, B., Weisman, S., & Pawlson, L. G. (1991). The decision to execute a durable power of attorney for health care and preferences regarding the utilization of life-sustaining treatments in nursing home residents.  Archives of Internal Medicine, 151, 289-294.  

Marx, M. S., Wolf, D., Pheng, L., Walker, V., Elises, A., Feldman, R. C., Werner, P., Cohen-Mansfield, J., Dubroff, S., & Lipson, S. (1991).  Eye care in a nursing home. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 85(3), 105-107.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P., Marx, M. S., & Lipson, S. (1993).  Assessment and management of behavior problems in the nursing home setting.  In L. Z. Rubenstein & D. Wieland (Eds.), Improving Care in the Nursing Home (NH): Comprehensive Reviews of Clinical Research, Chapter 11, pp. 275-313.  Sage Publications: Newbury Park, London, New Delhi.

Lipson, S. (1993).  Chapter 3, Section E, Physical Education.  In J.V. Braun & S. Lipson (Eds.), Toward a Restraint-Free Environment.  Health Professionals Press: Baltimore, MD.

Lipson, S. (1993).  Chapter 11, Chemical Restraints.  In J.V. Braun & S. Lipson (Eds.), Toward a Restraint-Free Environment.  Health Professionals Press: Baltimore, MD.

Lipson, S. (1993).  Chapter 15, Ethical Issues.  In J.V. Braun & S. Lipson (Eds.), Toward a Restraint-Free Environment.  Health Professionals Press: Baltimore, MD.

Lipson, S. (1994).  The restraint free approach to behavior problems in the nursing home.  Maryland Medical Journal, 43(2), 155-158.

Werner, P., Cohen-Mansfield, J., Farley, J., Segal, G., & Lipson, S. (1994).  Effects of removal of physical restraints on psychotropic medication in the nursing home.  Journal of Geriatric Drug Therapy, 8(4), 59-71.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Gruber-Baldini, A., Lipson, S., Farley, J., & Woosley, R. (1996). Longitudinal prescribing patterns of psychotropic drugs in nursing home residents.Experimental & Clinical Psychopharmacology, 4(2), 224-233.

 

 

 

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