Irene Hamrick

Irene Hamrick , MD

Professor of Clinical

Martha Betty Semmons Professor of Geriatrics; Director of Geriatric Division; Certified Medical Director

Medical Sciences Building


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Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Western Carolina University 1991

Medical Degree: East Carolina University 1995

Residency: East Carolina University 1997

Fellowship: East Carolina University School of Medicine Greenville, NC, , 1999 (Medicine)

Fellowship: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University Greenville, NC, 2003 (Medicine)

Fellowship: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC , 2004 (Research, Education and Professional Development)

Leadership Development: Harvard University, School of Public Health Boston, MA, 2009

Certified Medical Director: American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine 2022

Clinical Interests

Geriatric Medicine


Family Medicine

Geriatric Medicine

Research Support

Grant: #3RJK7 / 75Q80120C00003 Investigators:Brown, Douglas; Davis, Susan; Hamrick, Irene; Regan, Soni; Zafar, Muhammad 09-24-2020 -03-23-2021 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Project ECHO Nursing Home COVID Action Network Partnering Program (Extension for Community Health Outcome) (Phase 1) Role:PI $800,000.00 Active Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Hamrick, Irene; Norton, Derek; Birstler, Jen; Chen, Guanhua; Cruz, Laura; Hanrahan, Lawrence (2020. ) Association Between Dehydration and Falls.Mayo Clinic proceedings. Innovations, quality & outcomes, , 4 (3 ) ,259-265 More Information

Hamrick, Irene; Meyer, Frank (2013. ) Perioperative management of delirium and dementia in the geriatric surgical patient.Langenbeck's archives of surgery, , 398 (7 ) ,947-55 More Information

Nye, Ann Marie; Hamrick, Irene; Rauch, Allison; Pound, Melanie W; Shelton, Penny S (2013. ) Documenting the use of calcium supplements with oral bisphosphonates.The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, , 28 (1 ) ,31-8 More Information

Hamrick, Irene; Cao, Qing; Agbafe-Mosley, Dorothy; Cummings, Doyle M (2012. ) Osteoporosis healthcare disparities in postmenopausal women.Journal of women's health (2002), , 21 (12 ) ,1232-6 More Information

Hamrick, Irene; Counts, Sandra H (2008. ) Vitamin and mineral supplements.Primary care, , 35 (4 ) ,729-47 More Information

Hamrick, Irene M; Kennedy-Malone, Laurie; Barba, Beth E Providing health care to aging North Carolinians: educational initiatives in geriatrics. North Carolina medical journal, , 69 (5 ) ,383-8

Hamrick, Irene; Nye, Ann Marie; Gardner, Casey K (2007. ) Nursing home medication administration cost minimization analysis.Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, , 8 (3 ) ,173-7 More Information

Hamrick, I; Whetstone, L M; Cummings, D M (2006. ) Racial disparity in treatment of osteoporosis after diagnosis.Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, , 17 (11 ) ,1653-8 More Information

Cao, Qing; Lee, Tae J; Hayes, Stella M; Nye, Ann M; Hamrick, Irene; Patil, Shivajirao; Steinweg, Kenneth K (2015. ) Are geriatric medicine fellows prepared for the important skills of hospice and palliative care?.The American journal of hospice & palliative care, , 32 (3 ) ,322-8 More Information

Hamrick, Irene; Schrager, Sarina; Nye, Ann Marie (2015. ) Treatment of osteoporosis: current state of the art.Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift (1946), , 165 (3-4 ) ,54-64 More Information

Hamrick, Irene; Hafiz, Razia; Cummings, Doyle M Use of days of the week in a modified mini-mental state exam (M-MMSE) for detecting geriatric cognitive impairment.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM, , 26 (4 ) ,429-35 More Information

Hamrick, Irene; Steinweg, Kenneth K; Cummings, Doyle M; Whetstone, Lauren M (2006. ) Health care disparities in postmenopausal women referred for DXA screening. Family medicine, , 38 (4 ) ,265-9

Hamrick, Irene; Mross, Paul; Christopher, Nate; Smith, Paul D (2017. ) Yoga's effect on falls in rural, older adults.Complementary therapies in medicine, , 35 ,57-63 More Information

Hamrick, Irene Re: home visits and the social context. Author reply.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM, , 26 (3 ) ,339 More Information

Hamrick, Irene More house calls by fewer physicians.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM, , 25 (6 ) ,759-60 More Information

Hamrick, I; Mertens, U; Lippert, H; Meyer, F (2006. ) [Delirium and dementia in the peri-operative management of elderly surgical patients].Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie, , 131 (1 ) ,62-8 More Information

Hamrick, I; Weiss, G; Lippert, H; Meyer, F (2005. ) [Geriatric problems in the perioperative management of surgical interventions].Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie, , 130 (1 ) ,41-7 More Information

Hamrick, Irene (2003. ) Anticoagulant use in patients with risk of falling. American family physician, , 67 (8 ) ,1683; author reply 1

Hamrick, Irene Guest family physician commentaries.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM, , 24 (4 ) ,341-3 More Information

Kamneva, Oxana; Nye, Ann Marie; Hamrick, Irene (2011. ) Reasons for bisphosphonate exclusion in patients treated for osteoporosis.The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, , 26 (5 ) ,325-31 More Information

Hamrick, Irene; Goblirsch, Matthew Joseph; Tuan, Wen-Jan; Beckham, Felicia (2022. ) Transitioning from insulin to dipeptidyl-peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors for type 2 diabetes.Geriatric nursing (New York, N.Y.), , 46 ,86-89 More Information

Temte, Jonathan L; Checovich, Mary M; Barlow, Shari; Shult, Peter A; Reisdorf, Erik; Haupt, Thomas E; Hamrick, Irene; Mundt, Marlon P (2023. ) Rapid Detection of Influenza Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities Reduces Emergency Room Visits and Hospitalization: A Randomized Trial.Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, , More Information

Temte, Jonathan; Checovich, Mary; Mundt, Marlon; Barlow, Shari; Hamrick, Irene; Reisdorf, Erik (2023. ) Rapid Detection of Influenza Outbreaks in Long Term Care Facilities Reduces Emergency Room Visits and Hospitalization.Annals of family medicine, , (21 Suppl 1 ) , More Information

Contact Information

231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-1424
Fax: 513-558-3030