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Samus, Quincy Miles, Ph.D.

Dr. Samus

Assistant Professor

Main Office Address

E-mail: qmiles@jhmi.edu

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Alpha Commons 425A
5300 Alpha Commons Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone: 410-550-6744
Fax:        410-550-1407

Education

2000

B.A.

Washington College

2003

M.S.

Johns Hopkins University

2007

M.S.

University of Maryland at Baltimore

2007

Ph.D.

University of Maryland at Baltimore

Professional Interests

  • Epidemiology of aging
  • Mental health in long term care settings
  • Community-based psychiatric care for older adults
  • Quality of life in dementia
  • Predictors of functional disability in elders
  • Quality of care in assisted living
  • Translational research initiatives in dementia care and management

Selected Publications

Rosenblatt A, Samus QM, Steele CD, Baker A, Harper M, Brandt J, Rabins PV, & Lyketsos, CG. (2004). The Maryland assisted living study: Prevalence, recognition and treatment of dementia and other psychiatric disorders in the assisted living population of central Maryland. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 52, 1618-25.

Samus QM, Rosenblatt A, Steele C, Baker A, Harper M, Brandt J, Mayer L, Rabins PV, Lyketsos CG. (2005). The association of neuropsychiatric symptoms and environmental characteristics with quality of life in assisted living residents with dementia. The Gerontologist, 45, 19-26.

Samus QM, Rosenblatt A, Steele C, Baker A, Harper M, Brandt J, Mayer L, Rabins PV, Lyketsos CG. (2006). Correlates of caregiver-rated quality of life in assisted living: the Maryland Assisted Living Study. Journal of Gerontology B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 61(5), P311-4.

Lyketsos CG, Samus QM, Baker A, McNabney M, Onyike CU, Mayer L, et al. (2007). The impact of dementia and treatment of dementia on time to discharge from Assisted Living facilities: The Maryland Assisted Living Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55(7), 1031-7.

Samus QM, Mayer L, Baker A, McNabney M,  Brandt J, Onyike CU, Rabins PV,  Lyketsos CG, Rosenblatt A. (2008). Characteristics and outcomes for assisted living residents with dementia: Comparing dementia-specific care units with non-dementia-specific care units. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 56(7),1361-3.

 

 
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