News Expert Profile

Tochukwu Iloabuchi

School of Medicine/General Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine IUPUI

Phone:
(317) 880-6585
Email:
tociloab@iu.edu
720 Eskenazi Ave.
IU Geriatrics, Suite F2-600
Indianapolis, IN
46202

Areas of Expertise

Falls, care transitions, healthy aging, polypharmacy (managing the risk of taking multiple medications).

Expert Bio

Dr. Tochukwu Iloabuchi is physician board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine, a clinician educator and faculty at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Iloabuchi has developed several innovative curricula and has multiple on-going grants including the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project sponsored by Health Resources and Services Administration.

He is interested in supporting older adults, especially socioeconomically disadvantaged older adults, to age successfully. He has an outstanding publication in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society on "Risk Factors for Early Hospital Readmission in Low-Income Elderly Adults."

He was among U.S. News & World Report's Top Doctors in 2016: http://health.usnews.com/doctors/tochukwu-iloabuchi-762329

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Additional Information

"Passing the Baton: New Director Prepares to Run With Futures": http://www.caringfortheages.com/pb/assets/raw/Health%20Advance/journals/carage/JULY_2017.pdf

2016 Reynolds Grantee Annual Meeting: https://pogoe.org/sites/default/files/2016%20Reynolds%20Meeting%20Materials.pdf

IU Geriatrics e-news: https://static.medicine.iupui.edu/divisions/geriatrics/content/IU_GERIATRICS_ENEWS_MAY_2014.pdf

"Risk Factors for Early Hospital Readmission in Low-IncomeElderly Adults": http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.12688/epdf

"Discharge Planning and Care Transition Curriculum for Interns": https://www.pogoe.org/productid/21788