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Alexis M Coulourides Kogan
Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate
Family Medicine
HSA Unit 22 A-6 6420 1000 S. Fremont Avenue Off Campus Alhambra
+1 213 740 9822


Alexis Coulourides Kogan, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral research associate at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, in the department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics under the supervision of her faculty advisor and department chair, Dr. Laura Mosqueda. Alexis is a mixed-methods health systems researcher with a focus on person-centered translational aging research, specifically in the areas care transitions for older adults and models of care for the seriously ill (palliative care and hospice). Alexis earned a BS from Tulane University in exercise and sports sciences, and a MS and Ph.D. in gerontology from USC in the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.


"Everyone Deserves to be Remembered Like This": Videotaped Autobiography and End-of-Life Discussions Among Those With Serious or Terminal Illness. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Jul; 54(1):e1-e3. View in: PubMed

"Unless You Bring It Up, You Won't Know the Reactions of the People": Older Japanese Americans' Perceptions Toward Hospice Care and Advance Care Discussion and Planning. J Palliat Med. 2017 May; 20(5):445-447. View in: PubMed

Be Well: An Exercise and Nutrition Pilot Intervention Impacting Blood Measures. Jacobs Journal of Physiotherapy and Exercise. 2016; 1(2):014. View in: PubMed

Moving Toward Implementation of Person-Centered Care for Older Adults in Community-Based Medical and Social Service Settings: "You Only Get Things Done When Working in Concert with Clients". J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jan; 64(1):e8-14. View in: PubMed

Person-Centered Care: A Definition and Essential Elements. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jan; 64(1):15-8. View in: PubMed

Person-Centered Care: The Business Case. 2016. View in: PubMed

Person-Centered Care for Older Adults with Chronic Conditions and Functional Impairment: A Systematic Literature Review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jan; 64(1):e1-7. View in: PubMed

Does Disclosure of Terminal Prognosis Mean Losing Hope? Insights from Exploring Patient Perspectives on Their Experience of Palliative Care Consultations. J Palliat Med. 2015 Dec; 18(12):1019-25. View in: PubMed

"Because I was sick": seriously ill veterans' perspectives on reason for 30-day readmissions. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Mar; 63(3):537-42. View in: PubMed

A role for social workers in improving care setting transitions: a case study. Soc Work Health Care. 2015; 54(3):177-92. View in: PubMed

Be Well: results of a nutrition, exercise, and weight management intervention among at-risk older adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2013 Oct; 32(7):889-901. View in: PubMed

Physician factors that influence patient referrals to end-of-life care. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Nov 01; 18(11):e416-22. View in: PubMed

Racial/ethnic minority access to end-of-life care: a conceptual framework. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2012; 31(1):60-83. View in: PubMed

Patient-centered approach to building problem solving skills among older primary care patients: problems identified and resolved. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2011 Apr; 54(3):276-91. View in: PubMed

Use of role model stories to overcome barriers to hospice among African Americans. J Palliat Med. 2011 Feb; 14(2):161-8. View in: PubMed

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