Ron I. Shorr, MD, MS


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Research Professor
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Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS, is a Professor of Epidemiology and also directs the Advanced Postgraduate Program in Clinical Investigation (APPCI) at the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. Dr. Shorr received his MD from Ohio State University and completed training Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of Wisconsin and the William S. Middleton VA Medical Center. In addition, he completed a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology (Case Western Reserve) and a postdoctoral fellowship in Pharmacoepidemiology (Vanderbilt). Dr. Shorr has extensive experience conducting both observational and experimental studies on healthcare safety and quality, particularly in older adult populations. He was the recipient of an NIA Clinical Investigator Award (K08) and has been PI and Co-Investigator on several NIH funded studies on fall prevention in hospitalized patients. He has also been an investigator on several Veterans Affairs sponsored studies related to healthcare quality and safety. He serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development and has been the lead author in publications in JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.