Dr. Ariel Green is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include geriatric medicine and general internal medicine, with a particular interest in reducing use of potentially harmful medications in older adults.
Dr. Green earned her medical degree, Master of Public Health and PhD in Clinical Investigation from Johns Hopkins University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and performed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Johns Hopkins.
Her research, supported by the National Institute on Aging, is evaluating the impact on patient and caregiver outcomes of pragmatic interventions to optimize prescribing for older adults with dementia in primary care.
Dr. Green is a core faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness. She is also a member of the American Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice and Models of Care Committee. She co-authored The American Geriatrics Society’s recommendations for Choosing Wisely, a national initiative that aims to promote conversations between patients and doctors about avoiding unhelpful medical tests and treatments.
A former journalist, Dr. Green has published personal essays and op-eds in Annals of Internal Medicine, The Washington Post, and The New York Times, among other publications. She has been recognized with several awards, including the American Geriatrics Society Choosing Wisely Champion Award.