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Esther Oh Elected President of the American Delirium Society

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Esther Oh, M.D., Ph.D., Sarah Miller Coulson Human Aging Project Scholar and co-director, Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center, has been elected president of the American Delirium Society. Oh, an associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, is an Alzheimer’s disease and delirium expert. Her  research, clinical work and educational activities are grounded in seeking targeted and personalized treatment, care and cure for patients with memory disorders, with a focus on interdisciplinary and team science approaches. Her work in delirium involves risk-factor identification, prevention, treatment and long-term outcomes of delirium, especially in perioperative settings. The American Delirium Society advances an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge dissemination and innovation related to delirium, finding the most promising strategies for minimizing its human and capital costs. As president, Oh will lead a strategic planning process, enhancing the innovation ecosystem in delirium and deepening collaborations globally with partner organizations. 

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