Mark S. Lachs, M.D.

Geriatric Medicine


Hurria A, Lickhtman SM, Gardes J, Li D, Limaye S, Patil S, Zuckerman E, Tew W, Hamlin P, Abou-Alfa GK, Lachs M, Kelly E. Identifying vulnerable older adults with cancer: Integrating geriatric assessment into oncology practice. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(10):1604-8.

Lachs M, Bachman R, Williams CS, O’Leary JR. Resident-to-resident elder mistreatment and police contact in nursing homes: Findings from a population-based cohort. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(6):840-5.

Hurria A, Lachs M. Is cognitive dysfunction a complication of adjuvant chemotherapy in the older patient with breast cancer? Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2007;103(3):259-68.

Honkanen LA, Monaghan N, Reid MC, Newstein D, Pillemer K, Lachs MS. Can hip protector use in the nursing home be predicted? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(3):350-6.

Hurria A, Lachs MS, Choen HJ, Muss HB, Kornblith AB. Geriatric assessment for oncologists: Rationale and future directions. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2006;59(3):211-7.

Hurria A, Rosen C, Hudis C, Zuckerman E, Panageas KS, Lachs MS et al. Cognitive function of older patients receiving adjutant chemotherapy for breast cancer: A pilot prospective longitudinal study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54(6):925-31.

Lachs M, Bachman R, Williams CS, Kossack A, Bove C, O’Leary JR. Violent crime victimization increases the risk of nursing home placement in older adults. Gerontologist. 2006;46(5):583-9.

Pavlou, MP, Lachs MS. Could self-neglect in older adults be a geriatric syndrome? J Am Ger Soc. 2006;54(5):831-42.

Siegel AB, Lachs M, Coleman M, Leonard JP. Lymphoma in elderly patients: Novel functional assessment techniques provide better discrimination among patients than traditional performance status measures. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 2006;7(1):65-9.

Hurria A, Hurria A, Zuckerman E, Panageas KS, Fornier M, D'Andrea G, et al. A prospective, longitudinal study of the functional status and quality of life of older patients with breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy. J Am Geriatr Soc 2006;54(7):1119-24.

Hurria A, Goldfarb S, Rosen C, Holland J, Zuckerman E, Lachs MS et al. Effect of adjutant breast cancer chemotherapy on cognitive function from the older patient's perspective. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006;98(3):343-8.

Lachs MS. Screening for family violence: What’s an evidence-based doctor to do? (editorial) Annals of Internal Medicine 2004;140.

Lachs M, Bove C, Wearing M, Williams C, Bachman R, Cooney L. The clinical epidemiology of crime victimization in older adults: A multidisciplinary pilot study. J of Elder Abuse & Neglect 2002;13:79-90.

Lachs MS, Williams CS, O’Brien S, Pillemer KA. Adult Protective Service use and nursing home placement. The Gerontologist. 2002;42:734-9.

Lachs MS, Williams CS, O’Brien S, Pillemer KA, Charlson ME. The mortality of elder mistreatment. JAMA. 1998;280:428-432.

Lachs MS, Williams C, O’Brien S, Hurst L, Horwitz R. Risk factors for reported elder abuse and Neglect: A nine year observational study. Gerontologist. 1997;37:469-474.

Lachs MS, Williams CS, O’Brien S, Hurst L, Kossack A, Siegal A, Tinetti ME. Emergency department utilization by older victims of family violence. Ann Emerg Med. 1997;30:448-454.

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