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Thomas Caprio

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressMonroe Community Hospital
435 East Henrietta Road
Rochester NY 14620
 Awards And Honors
1996     Vice President's Award in Scholarship & Leadership (Nazareth College)
2005 - 2008AMA Physician's Recognition Award with Commendation
1992 - 1996Nazareth College Presidential Scholarship
1995     American Chemical Society Analytical Chemistry Award
1996     Hemophilia Health Services Memorial Scholarship
1992 - 1996Nazareth College Alumni Scholarship
1996     Phi Lambda Upsilon (Honorary Chemical Society)
1996     Sr. Therese M. Lang Biochemistry Award (Nazareth College)
1999     Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
1995     Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
2003     Lawrence E. Young Teaching Award (Dept. of Medicine - University of Rochester)
1991     Dr. Thomas B. Tomasi Research Fellowship (Roswell Park Cancer Institute)
2004     American Medical Directors Association Foundation - Futures Scholar Program
1996 - 2000University at Buffalo School of Medicine Dean's Scholarship
Professional interests are in palliative care education, comprehensive geriatric assessment, and physician practice in nursing homes.

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  1. Hung WW, Rossi M, Thielke S, Caprio T, Barczi S, Kramer BJ, Kochersberger G, Boockvar KS, Brody A, Howe JL. A Multisite Geriatric Education Program for Rural Providers in the Veteran Health Care System (GRECC-Connect). Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2014; 35(1):23-40.
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  2. Friedman SM, Gillespie SM, Medina-Walpole AM, Caprio TV, Karuza J, McCann RM. "Geriatricizing" hospitalists: identifying educational opportunities. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2013; 34(4):409-20.
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  3. Downing LJ, Caprio TV, Lyness JM. Geriatric Psychiatry Review: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of the 3 D's - Delirium, Dementia, and Depression. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2013 Jun; 15(6):365.
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  4. Zheng NT, Mukamel DB, Caprio TV, Temkin-Greener H. Hospice Utilization in Nursing Homes: Association With Facility End-of-Life Care Practices. Gerontologist. 2013 Oct; 53(5):817-27.
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  5. Gillespie SM, Thornburg LL, Caprio TV, Medina-Walpole A. Love letters: an anthology of constructive relationship advice shared between junior mentees and their mentors. J Grad Med Educ. 2012 Sep; 4(3):287-9.
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  6. Shah MN, Swanson PA, Nobay F, Peterson LK, Caprio TV, Karuza J. A novel internet-based geriatric education program for emergency medical services providers. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Sep; 60(9):1749-54.
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  7. Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Ahn R, Zheng NT, Norton S, Quill T, Temkin-Greener H. End-of-life quality-of-care measures for nursing homes: place of death and hospice. J Palliat Med. 2012 Apr; 15(4):438-46.
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  8. Zheng NT, Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Cai S, Temkin-Greener H. Racial disparities in in-hospital death and hospice use among nursing home residents at the end of life. Med Care. 2011 Nov; 49(11):992-8.
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  9. Shah MN, Caprio TV, Swanson P, Rajasekaran K, Ellison JH, Smith K, Frame P, Cypher P, Karuza J, Katz P. A novel emergency medical services-based program to identify and assist older adults in a rural community. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Nov; 58(11):2205-11.
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  10. Thornburg LL, Glantz JC, Caprio TV, Gillespie SM. Professional bankruptcy for the academic physician. J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Sep; 2(3):485-7.
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  11. Katz PR, Karuza J, Intrator O, Zinn J, Mor V, Caprio T, Caprio A, Dauenhauer J, Lima J. Medical staff organization in nursing homes: scale development and validation. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2009 Sep; 10(7):498-504.
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  12. Caprio TV, Karuza J, Katz PR. Profile of physicians in the nursing home: time perception and barriers to optimal medical practice. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2009 Feb; 10(2):93-7.
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  13. Caprio TV, Katz PR, Karuza J. Commentary: The physician's role in nursing home quality of care: focus on restraints. J Aging Soc Policy. 2008; 20(3):295-304.
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