Greg A. Sachs, MD

Greg A. Sachs, MD

  • Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
  • Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, and Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Center Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research

Dr. Sachs’s research and writing focus on ethical issues in geriatrics, especially those involving people with dementia. Specific areas included in Dr. Sachs’s work are the ethics of decision making for the care of people with dementia, palliative care in dementia, and the ethics of dementia research.

Dr. Sachs has been the recipient of grants from National Institute on Aging, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the leading foundations funding research in geriatrics, ethics, or palliative care.

“Long-stay nursing facility residents are high-need and high-risk individuals who have gotten little attention in the research arena and have been neglected previously to a great extent by health care reform.”