Dr. Ariel Green is Assistant 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 and a masters degree in public health 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 focuses on medication safety in older adults, shared decision making between patients, family caregivers and doctors, and improving the care of older adults with dementia.
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 and the American College of Physicians Council of Subspecialty Societies. 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 tests, treatments and procedures.
A former journalist, Dr. Green writes frequently about health issues and has authored several essays and op-eds in national publications including The Washington Post and The New York Times. She has been recognized with several awards, including the American Geriatrics Society Choosing Wisely Champion Award.