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Sarah D. Berry, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Director, Musculoskeletal Research Center and Associate Scientist, Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Program Director, Harvard Multicampus Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Primary research focus has been on outcomes following hip fractures, both in the community and nursing home settings. Given the strong link between falls and fracture, she is also interested in studying novel and modifiable risk factors for falls.

Her current funding is through the NIA to develop a practical model to screen nursing home residents at risk for hip fracture, and to determine whether osteoporotic drugs decrease fracture risk in this setting. This will provide clinical guidance for the treatment of osteoporosis in the nursing home.

Selected Publications


Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research
1200 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02131


  • 1997, B.S.,

Auburn University; Auburn, Alabama

  • 2001, M.D.,

University of Alabama School of Medicine; Birmingham, Alabama

  • 2007, M.P.H.,

Harvard School of Public Health; Boston, MA