Additional Titles:Medical Director, VA-Grace Program
Affiliated Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute for Healthcare
Affiliated Research Scientist, VA Health Services Research Development
Biographical Sketch:Dr. Subramanian is a General internist and Geriatrician with advanced training in epidemiology and health services research from the Indiana University School of Medicine. She is considered an expert in Medical Home models for the Frail Elderly to address Geriatric syndromes such as Dementia to prevent functional decline and improve independence among older adults. She is the Medical Director for VA-GRACE [Geriatrics Resource for Assessment and Care of Elders] to involve seniors and their primary care physicians in a program to optimize health and functional status, and to decrease high-cost emergency department visits and hospital admissions. She has since served as a National Primary Care representative for the VA Dementia Steering Committee and as Chair, Diabetes and Aging Work Group, and on the SGIM Geriatrics Task force.
Clinical Interests:Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Research Interests:Research that develops and tests new healthcare models for frail older adults and with chronic illnesses such as heart failure and diabetes to improve health while lowering costs.
Education and Training:Fellowship, Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine: Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Residency, Internal Medicine: Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR
Internship, Internal Medicine: University of Washington, Boise, ID
Masters, Experimental Pathology: University of Texas, Galveston, TX
M.D.: Gandhi Medical College, India
Board Certifications:Internal Medicine
Awards and Honors:Outstanding Young Investigator Award, Indiana Institute for Medical Research.
Hartford Geriatrics Program Development: Site PI
Research Award, National Institutes for Aging, Baltimore, MD
Recent Publications:PubMed listings