Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Exploring the affective dimension of the life review process: Facilitators’ interactional strategies for fostering personhood and social value among older adults with early dementiaDementia: the international journal of social research and practice.  13:498-524. 2014
2011 Heart failure is a risk factor for incident driving cessation among community-dwelling older adults: Findings from a prospective population studyJournal of Cardiac Failure.  17:1035-1040. 2011
2010 Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality Among Hospitalized Nursing Home Residents: An Analysis of the National Hospital Discharge Surveys 2005-2006Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA): long-term care: management, applied research and clinical issues.  11:52-58. 2010
2010 Understanding the reasons for the underuse of pneumococcal vaccination by community-dwelling older African AmericansJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  58:2323-2328. 2010
2007 Self-reported health and driving cessation in community-dwelling older driversJournal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.  62:789-793. 2007
2004 Racial similarities and differences in predictors of mobility change over eighteen monthsJournal of General Internal Medicine.  19:1118-1126. 2004
2004 University of alabama school of medicine.Academic Medicine.  79. 2004
2003 Association of consultation between generalists and cardiologists with quality and outcomes of heart failure careAmerican Heart Journal.  145:1086-1093. 2003
2003 Racial variations in cardiology care among hospitalized older heart failure patientsHeart disease (Hagerstown, Md.).  5:8-14. 2003
2002 Survival benefits of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in older heart failure patients with perceived contraindicationsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  50:1659-1666. 2002
2002 Coordination and Advocacy for Rural Elders (CARE): A model of rural case management with veteransGerontologist.  42:399-405. 2002
2002 Erratum: Mobility impairments in crash-involved older drivers (Journal of Aging and Health (2001))Journal of Aging and Health.  14:160. 2002
2001 Factors related to driving difficulty and habits in older driversAccident Analysis and Prevention.  33:413-421. 2001
2001 Mobility impairments in crash-involved older driversJournal of Aging and Health.  13:430-438. 2001
2001 Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis Associated with OsteomalaciaSouthern Medical Journal.  94:536-539. 2001
2000 Demographic characteristics of U.S. nursing homes and their residents: Highlights of the national nursing home survey, 1995Annals of Long-Term Care.  8:62-67. 2000
2000 Relations among chronic medical conditions, medications, and automobile crashes in the elderly: A population-based case-control studyAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  152:424-431. 2000
2000 Exploratory study of incident vehicle crashes among older driversJournal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.  55. 2000
1999 Diabetes and automobile crashes in the elderly: A population-based case- control studyDiabetes Care.  22:220-227. 1999
1998 A preliminary assessment of the medical and functional factors associated with vehicle crashes by older adultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  46:556-561. 1998
1995 Acute gastroenteritis in three community-based nursing homesJournal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.  50A:M252-M256. 1995
1994 Hearing loss: an educational and screening program for African-American and Latino elderly.Journal of the National Medical Association.  86:53-59. 1994
1993 The role of age in susceptibility to pneumococcal infections 1993
1992 The role of age in susceptibility to pneumococcal infectionsAge and Ageing.  21:357-361. 1992
1991 Amantadine-related adverse reactions among African-American elderly nursing home residents.Journal of the Association for Academic Minority Physicians : the official publication of the Association for Academic Minority Physicians.  2:76-79. 1991
1990 Integrating residency training in geriatrics into existing outpatient curriculaJournal of General Internal Medicine.  5:126-131. 1990
1990 Bacterial pneumonia in the elderlyEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America.  8:207-220+vi. 1990
1990 Using DSM-III criteria to diagnose delirium in elderly general medical patientsJournal of Gerontology.  45. 1990
1988 Pneumococcal vaccine in the elderlyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  109:594-595. 1988
1988 The clinical effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccine in the elderlyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  108:653-657. 1988

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Mobility impairment and its consequences in the elderly.  305-310. 2018
2007 The Older Adult Driver.  423-427. 2007

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University 1974
  • Full Name

  • Richard Sims