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