John G. Schumacher, Ph.D.
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Secondary Appointment, Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Dr. Schumacher is medical sociologist and gerontologist focusing on physician‑patient relationships across a range of settings including assisted living facilities/long‑term care, hospital emergency departments, and physician offices. His current research focuses on the emergence of dedicated geriatric emergency departments (GEDs), the delivery of health care in assisted living settings, and issue of cognitive impairment in community settings.