Diana C. Homeier, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
AddressGNH 2051 Marengo St.,
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Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 409 3375
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    Title(s)Director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Training Program

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    Diana C. Homeier, MD, FAAFP is an Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Clinical Internal Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

    Dr. Homeier received her medical school training at the University of Southern California and completed a residency in family medicine at David Grant USAF Medical Center. She served as a physician in the US Air Force and taught in the family medicine residency program at Ehrling Berquist US Air Force Medical Center. Following completion of a two-year fellowship in geriatric medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University, she returned to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to spearhead the development of a hospital based elder abuse program and geriatric clinic at the LAC+USC Medical Center. She currently serves as the director of the LAC+USC Geriatric Clinic and Adult Protection Team as well as the director of the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Dr. Homeier is also the geriatric fellowship director at USC/LAC+USC Medical Center.

    Dr. Homeier focuses her efforts on teaching medical students and residents how to provide care to older adults in a clinical setting. Her goal in teaching is to increase interest and understanding of the importance of geriatric medicine as well as empowering older patients and their families to enhance function. She leads the Adult Protection Team in their effort to identify, document, report and prevent elder abuse and neglect. Within the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center, she works alongside a multidisciplinary team of professionals to assist elders and families who have been victimized. Her research focuses on elder abuse and neglect. She is currently studying the injuries seen in older adults who are victims of physical abuse.

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    1. Developing the Geriatric Injury Documentation Tool (Geri-IDT) to Improve Documentation of Physical Findings in Injured Older Adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 04; 34(4):567-574. Kogan AC, Rosen T, Navarro A, Homeier D, Chennapan K, Mosqueda L. PMID: 30761452.
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    2. Wellness in Sickness and Health (The W.I.S.H. Project): Advance Care Planning Preferences and Experiences Among Elderly Latino Patients. Clin Gerontol. 2019 May-Jun; 42(3):259-266. Maldonado LY, Goodson RB, Mulroy MC, Johnson EM, Reilly JM, Homeier DC. PMID: 29206578.
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    3. The Forensic Lens: Bringing Elder Neglect Into Focus in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 09; 68(3):371-7. DeLiema M, Homeier DC, Anglin D, Li D, Wilber KH. PMID: 27005449.
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    4. Aging: physiology, disease, and abuse. Clin Geriatr Med. 2014 Nov; 30(4):671-86. Homeier D. PMID: 25439635.
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    5. Neuropsychological profiles of victims of financial elder exploitation at the los angeles county elder abuse forensic center. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2014; 26(4):414-23. Wood S, Rakela B, Liu PJ, Navarro AE, Bernatz S, Wilber KH, Allen R, Homeier D, Homier D. PMID: 24848863.
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    6. Health literacy screening of geriatric monolingual Spanish-speaking patients using single-item literacy screening questions and education. Health Educ J. 2012 Sep 01; 71(5):597-605. Cordasco KM, Homeier DC, Franco I, Wang PC, Sarkisian CA. PMID: 23788818.
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    7. Determining prevalence and correlates of elder abuse using promotores: low-income immigrant Latinos report high rates of abuse and neglect. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jul; 60(7):1333-9. DeLiema M, Gassoumis ZD, Homeier DC, Wilber KH. PMID: 22697790.
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    8. Elder abuse forensic centers. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2010 Jul; 22(3-4):255-74. Schneider DC, Mosqueda L, Falk E, Huba GJ. PMID: 20711913.
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    9. Geriatricians and psychologists: essential ingredients in the evaluation of elder abuse and neglect. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2010 Jul; 22(3-4):281-90. Falk E, Landsverk E, Mosqueda L, Olsen BJ, Schneider DC, Bernatz S, Wood S. PMID: 20711915.
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    10. Do we really need another meeting? Lessons from the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Gerontologist. 2010 Oct; 50(5):702-11. Navarro AE, Wilber KH, Yonashiro J, Homeier DC. PMID: 20233729.
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    11. Sexual abuse of vulnerable adults: the medical director's response. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Sep; 7(7):442-5. Schneider DC, Li X. PMID: 16979089.
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    12. Levodopa therapy and the risk of malignant melanoma. Ann Pharmacother. 2000 Mar; 34(3):382-5. Siple JF, Schneider DC, Wanlass WA, Rosenblatt BK. PMID: 10917387.
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