William Halsey Barker, M.D.

William Halsey Barker, M.D.

Contact Information

225 Edgerton Street
Rochester, NY 14607

Administrative: (585) 275-8784
Office: (585) 275-3357


The biographical information for William Halsey Barker, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Nominee - Humanism in Medicine Award | University of Rochester 2004
Duncan Clark Award | Association Teachers of Preventive Medicine 2003
Honorary Fellow | Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 1999
President | Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine 1998 - 2000
Rochester Academy of Medicine Merit Award 1995
Best Scientific Poster Award | Annual Meeting American College of Epidemiology 1994
Recipient Best Program Presentation Award | National Immunization Conference 1992
Special Recognition Award | Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine 1991
National Board of Medical Examiners (Preventive Medicine Test Committee) 1986 - 1989
Alexander D. Langmuir Epidemiology Prize Manuscript | Epidemic Intelligence Service Alumni, CDC 1971

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 84 available »

Lee BW, Conwell Y, Shah MN, Barker WH, Delavan RL, Friedman B. "Major depression and emergency medical services utilization in community-dwelling elderly persons with disabilities." International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 2008 23(12):1276-82.
Friedman B, Lyness JM, Delavan RL, Chunyu Li , Barker WH. "Major depression and disability in older primary care patients with heart failure." Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology. 2008 21(2):111-22.
Shah MN, Bazarian JJ, Lerner EB, Fairbanks RJ, Barker WH, Auinger P, Friedman B. "The epidemiology of emergency medical services use by older adults: an analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey." Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 14(5):441-7.
Barker WH, Mullooly JP, Getchell W. "Changing incidence and survival for heart failure in a well-defined older population, 1970-1974 and 1990-1994." Circulation. 2006 113(6):799-805. Epub 2006 Feb 06.
Medina-Walpole A, Barker WH, Katz PR. "Strengthening the fellowship training experience: findings from a national survey of fellowship trained geriatricians 1990-1998." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2004 52(4):607-10.

Current Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD) - Primary


MD | Medicine | Johns Hopkins U Sch Medicine1966
BA | History | Princeton University1962
Residency | Preventive Medicine | University of MarylandAttended 1971 - 1972
Residency | Internal Medicine | University of MarylandAttended 1970 - 1971
Residency | Internal Medicine | University of MarylandAttended 1966 - 1968