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2011 Family Caregiver Day Speaker

About the Speaker

Gary Epstein-Lubow

Gary Epstein-Lubow, MD is as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Alpert Medical School of Brown University and an attending psychiatrist and the Assistant Unit Chief at Butler Hospital’s inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Epstein-Lubow completed his undergraduate training in cognitive science at Vassar College and medical school at The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine followed by general psychiatry residency, geriatric psychiatry fellowship, and post-doctoral research training at Brown University.

Dr. Epstein-Lubow has written and contributed to publications regarding dementia and family caregiving, risk factors for depression in family caregivers, the nature and treatment of geriatric depression, and use of the biological markers in the study of psychotic depression and schizophrenia. 

Dr. Epstein-Lubow’s career goal is to build a programmatic line of research studying treatments and service use associated with severe behavioral disturbance in dementia, focusing on preventing hospitalization, enhancing the benefits of inpatient care, reducing rehospitalization, and improving patients’ and caregivers’ quality of life. 

Dr. Epstein-Lubow received the 2010 Outstanding Teaching Award in Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Training at Brown University regarding his work as an educator of general psychiatry residents and geriatric psychiatry fellows.  He also recently served as co-director of the Alpert Medical School’s Scholarly Concentration in Contemplative Studies for medical students.

Dr. Epstein-Lubow presented “Strategic directions for assisting family caregivers in hospital settings” to kick-off the 2nd Annual NIH Clinical Center Family Caregiver Day event.

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