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Edward Ratner, MD

Associate Director, Education, Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center (GRECC), Minneapolis VA
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
BS Carleton College; MD University of Chicago
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Research Interests
Dr. Ratner has pursued research toward a goal to enable older people to remain at home. His diverse range of interests include geriatrics, medical education, end of life care, dementia, and technology solutions to enable independence at home. Research methods utilized have included clinical trials, qualitative investigations, systematic reviews, and development / evaluation of new technology.
Full bibliography on PubMed
VA Research Topics
MeSH Key Words
Geriatrics, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Interprofessional Education; Terminal Care; Home Care Services; Bioethics
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University of Minnesota profile | Minneapolis GRECC