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Tanya Ruff Gure, M.D.

Title and department:
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine

Mailing address:
University of Michigan Geriatrics Center
300 North Ingalls, Room 925
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2007

Phone: 734-763-4460; Fax: 734-936-2116


Research Interests
Cardiovascular disease in older adults, Multimorbidity, Healthcare delivery models for older adults with complex health status

Brief Biography
Tanya Gure, a native of Cincinnati, OH, is an internist and geriatrician. She did her medical training at Ohio State University College of Medicine, internal medicine residency at Yale, research and clinical geriatrics training at the University of Michigan. Her career goal is to become an independent investigator designing innovative patient-centered care models that address the intersecting medical and social needs of older adults with complex health needs.  

Recent Publications
ML Green and TR Ruff.  Why residents fail to answer their clinical questions: a qualitative study of barriers to practicing evidence-based medicine.  Academic Medicine.  February 2005. 80(2): 176-82.  PMID: 15671325

TR Gure, MU Kabeto, CS Blaum and KM Langa. Degree of disability and patterns of caregiving among older Americans with congestive heart failure. Journal of General Internal Medicine.  January 2008. 23(1): 70-76.  PMID: 18030537

TR Gure, MU Kabeto, and KM Langa. The influence of long-term care insurance on the likelihood of nursing home admission.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. November 2009. 57 (10): 1862-1867.  PMID:  19694868

TR Gure, MU Kabeto, BL Plassman, JD Piette, and KM Langa.  Differences in disability across dementia subtypes.  Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.  April 2010. 65A (4): 434-441.  PMID: 20018827

MAM Rogers, K Ward, TR Gure, HM Choe, PG Lee, SJ Bernstein, and CS Blaum. Blood pressure trajectories prior to death in patients with diabetes mellitus.  In press.