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Mukaila Raji, MD, MS

Mukaila Raji, MD

Professor & Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine Edgar Gnitzinger Distinguished Professorship in Aging Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Department of Internal Medicine
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301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
Phone: (409)772-1987
Fax: (409) 772-1952
Email: muraji@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Cognitive impairment, dementia and disability on older adults


BS 1984 University of Ife, Nigeria, Health Sciences, First Class Honors
MD 1987 University of Ife, Nigeria, Medicine
MSC 1994 University of Alberta, Canada, Pharmacology

Current Funding

R01 AG010939 (Markides, PI)
A Longitudinal Study of Mexican-American Elderly Health
National Institute on Aging/NIH
Role: Co-Investigator

UB4HP19213 (DiNuzzo, PI)
Health Resources Services Administration East Texas Geriatric Education Center
Role: Co-Investigator

Select Publications

Pedraza S, Al Snih S, Ottenbacher KJ, Markides KS, Raji MA. Sleep quality and sleep problems in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older. Aging Clin Exp Res. 24(4):391-7. 2012

Baillargeon J, Holmes HM, Lin YL, Raji MA, Sharma G, Kuo YF. Concurrent use of warfarin and antibiotics and the risk of bleeding in older adults. Am J Med. 125(2):183-9.2012

Kuo HK, Al Snih S, Kuo YF, Raji MA. Chronic inflammation, albuminuria, and functional disability in older adults with cardiovascular disease: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2008. Atherosclerosis. 222(2):502-8. 2012

Howrey BT, Peek MK, Raji MA, Ray LA, Ottenbacher KJ Self-reported sleep characteristics and mortality in older adults of mexican origin: results from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiologic study of the elderly. J Am Geriatr Soc. 60:1906-11.2012

Fisher SR, Kuo YF, Sharma G, Raji MA, Kumar A, Goodwin JS, Ostir GV, Ottenbacher KJ. Mobility After Hospital Discharge as a Marker for 30-Day Readmission. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 68(7):805-10. 2013

Raji MA, Lowery M, Lin YL, Kuo YF, Baillargeon J, Goodwin JS. National Utilization Patterns of Warfarin Use in Older Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Population Based Study of Medicare Part D Beneficiaries. Ann Pharmacother. 47(1):35-42. 2013