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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 

NAME

 

Marcia S. Marx, Ph.D.

POSITION TITLE

 

 Senior Research Associate

 

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE

(if applicable)

YEAR(s)

FIELD OF STUDY

Penn. State Univ., University Park, PA.             

B.A.     

1977

Psychology

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

M.S.

1980

Psychology

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Ph.D.

1982

Psychology

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Fellowship

1983-85

Opthalmology

     

     

     

     

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Research Assistant, The Louisiana State University Eye Center.  Clinical Electrophysiology and Psychophysics Unit, New Orleans, LA, 1980-1983.

Test Supervisor, Test & Counseling Center of Tulane University, New Orleans,      LA, 1981-1983.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York, NY, 1985-1987. 

Research Associate, Research Institute of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD, 1987 - 1990 

Senior Research Associate, Research Institute of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, 1990 - present.

 

PUBLICATIONS (Selected):

Ghilardi, M. F., Marx, M. S., Bodis-Wollner, I., Onofrj, M., & Glover, A. (1987).  Primary and cognitive evoked potentials are differentially affected by dopamine deficiency in the monkey.  In C. Barber & T. Blum (Eds.), Evoked Potentials III.  Butterworth Press, 413-419. 

Bodis-Wollner, I., Marx, M. S., Mitra, S., Bobak, P., Mylin, L., & Yahr, M. (1987).  Visual dysfunction in Parkinson's disease: Loss in spatio-temporal contrast sensitivity.  Brain, 110, 69-92.

Marx, M. S., Bodis-Wollner, I., Lustgarten, J. S., & Podos, S. M. (1988). Electrophysiological evidence that early glaucoma affects foveal vision.  Documenta Ophthalmologica, 67, 281-301. 

Bobak, P., Bodis-Wollner, I., & Marx, M. S. (1988).  Cortical contrast gain control in human spatial vision.  Journal of Physiology (London), 405, 421-437.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Marx, M. S. (1988).  The relationship between depression and agitation in nursing home residents.  Comprehensive Gerontology, 2, 141-146.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., & Rosenthal, A. S. (1989).  A description of agitation in a nursing home.  Journal of Gerontology, 44, M77-M84.

Ghilardi, M. F., Marx, M. S., Bodis-Wollner, I., Camras, C., & Glover, A. (1989).  The effect of intraocular 6-hydroxydopamine on retinal processing in primates. Annals of Neurology, 25, 357-364

Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Marx, M. S. (1989).  Do past experiences predict agitation in nursing home residents?  International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 28, 285-294.

Marx, M. S., Werner, P., & Cohen-Mansfield, J. (1989).  Agitation and touch in the nursing home.  Psychological Reports, 64, 1019-1026.

Marx, M. S., Werner, P., Fridman, P., & Cohen-Mansfield, J. (1989).  Visual acuity estimates in the aged. Clinical Vision      Sciences, 4, 179-182

Bodis-Wollner, I., Marx, M. S., & Ghilardi, M. F. (1989).  Systemic haloperidol administration increases the amplitude of the light- and dark-adapted ERG in the monkey.  Clinical Vision Sciences, 4, 19-26.

 

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., & Werner, P. (1989).  Full moon: Does it influence agitated nursing home residents?  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45, 611-614.

Werner, P., Cohen-Mansfield, J., Braun, J. & Marx, M. S. (1989).  Physical restraints and agitation in nursing home residents.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 37, 1122-1126.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P. & Marx, M. S. (1989).  An observational study of agitation in agitated nursing home residents.  International Psychogeriatrics, 1, 153-165.

Cohen‑Mansfield, J., & Marx, M. S. (1989).  Do past experiences predict agitation in nursing home residents? International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 28(4), 285‑294.  Also abstracted in Abstracts in Social Gerontology, 33(1), 113, March 1990.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Marx, M. S. (1990).  The relationship between sleep disturbances and agitation in a nursing home.  Journal of Aging and Health, 2, 42-57.

Marx, M. S., Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Werner, P. (1990).  Agitation and falls in institutionalized elderly persons.  Journal of Applied Gerontology, 9, 106-117.

Marx, M. S., Werner, P., Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Hartmann, E. E. (1990).  Visual acuity estimates in noncommunicative elderly persons. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 31, 593-596.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., & Rosenthal, A. S. (1990).  Dementia and agitation in nursing home residents:  How are they related?  Psychology and Aging, 5, 3-8.

Marx, M.S., Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Werner, P. (1990).  A profile of the aggressive nursing home resident.  Behavior, Health, and Aging, 1, 65-73.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P., & Marx, M. S.  (1990). Screaming in nursing home residents.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 38, 785-792.

Lustgarten, J. S., Marx, M. S., Podos, S. M., Bodis-Wollner, I., Campeas, D., & Serle, J. (1990).  Contrast sensitivity and computerized perimetry in early detection of glaucomatous change. Clinical Vision Sciences, 5, 407-413.

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

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P., & Marx, M. S. (1991). Two studies of pacing in the nursing home.  Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 46(3), M77-83.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Rabinovich, B.A., Marx, M.S., Braun, J., & Fleshner, E.  (1991). Nurses' and social workers' perceptions of the well-being of elderly nursing home residents.  Gerontological Social Work, 16(3/4), 135-147.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., & Werner, P. (1992).  Agitation in elderly persons: An integrative report of findings in a nursing home.  International Psychogeriatrics, 4(Suppl.2), 221-240.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., Werner, P., & Freedman, L. (1992).  Temporal patterns of agitated nursing home residents.  International Psychogeriatrics, 4(No.2), 197-206.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P., & Marx, M. S. (1992).  The social environment of the agitated nursing home resident.  International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 7, 789-798.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., & Werner, P. (1993).  Restraining cognitively impaired    nursing home residents.  Nursing Management, 24(9), 112Q-112W.

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, CA.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Marx, M. S. (1993).  Pain and depression in the nursing home: Corroborating results.  Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 48(2), P96-P97.

Marx, M.S., Werner, P., Feldman, R., & Cohen-Mansfield, J. (1994).  The eye disorders of       residents of a nursing home.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 88(5), 462-468.

Marx, M. S., Werner, P., Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Feldman, R. (1992).  The relationship between low vision and performance of activities of daily living in nursing home residents.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 40, 1018-1020.

Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P., & Marx, M.S. (1994).  The impact of infection on agitation: 3 case studies in the nursing home.  Journal of Alzheimer's Care and Related Disorders & Research, July/August, 30-34.

Marx, M. S., Werner, P., Billig, N., Watson, V. J., Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Feldman, R. (1995). Outcomes of cataract surgery in nursing home residents.  Psychosomatics,36(6), 254-261.

Marx, M.S., Werner, P., Feldman, R.C., Cohen-Mansfield, J. (1997).  Progression of Eye Disorders in a Nursing Home.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. Nov-Dec. 571-578.

Cohen‑Mansfield, J., Marx, M., Lipson, S., & Werner, P.(1999). Predictors of mortality in nursing home residents. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology  52:4,273-280.

 

 

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