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Rita A. Shapiro, DO

  • Neurology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Neurology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University
Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center - Internal Medicine
  Loyola University Medical Center/Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital - Neurology
Fellowship: Bedford VA Medical Center (Boston University) - Geriatric Medicine
Clinical Expertise:
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Brain injury, cognitive effects
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Dementia and degenerative disease
  • Memory loss
  • Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
  • Neurology, geriatric
  • Stroke, cognitive effects
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  • Rush Memory Clinic
  • Armour Academic Center
  • 600 S. Paulina St.
  • Suite 130
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-3333
  • Fax: (312) 942-4154
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. The development of a mental status vital sign for use across the spectrum of care.
    Flaherty JH, Shay K, Weir C, Kamholz B, Boockvar KS, Shaughnessy M, Shapiro R, Gordon S, Stein J, Rudolph JL; VA Delirium Working Group.
    J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2009
    2009 Jul
    10(6):379-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2009.04.001. No abstract available.
  2. The mental status vital sign.
    Boockvar K, Shay K, Edes T, Stein J, Kamholz B, Flaherty J, Morley J, Shaughnessy M, Bronson B, Shapiro R.
    J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008
    2008 Dec
    56(12):2358-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02029.x. No abstract available.