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Katherine A. Marx, PhD, MPH, BS

Research Associate
Katherine Marx
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Aging
  • Dementia
  • End of Life
  • Gerontological / Geriatric
  • Gerontology


Katherine A. Marx works to develop sustainable, nonpharmalogical interventions for dementia sufferers and their caregivers for the Center for Innovative Care in Aging. Her research includes tailoring specific activities that can reduce depression and agitation and address behavioral issues in patients.

Additional Resources

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  • Publications/Research

    Marx, K.A., Scott, J.B., Piersol, C.V., & Gitlin, L.N. (In Press). "Tailored Activities to Reduce Neuropsychiatric Behaviors in Dementia: Case report." American Journal of Occupational Therapy

    Gitlin, L.N., Kales, H.J., Marx, K., Stanislawski, B., & Lyketos, C. (In Press). "A Randomized Trial of a Web-based Platform to Help Families Manage Dementia-related Behavioral Symptoms: The WeCareAdvisor™. Contemporary Clinical Trials

    Marx, K.A., Duffort, N., Scerpella, D.L., Samus, Q.M., & Gitlin, L.N. (In Press) "Non-pharmacologic Evidence-based Interventions for Managing Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Mental Health Issues in Residents in Assisted Living." Senior Housing

    Werner, N.E., Stanislawski, B., Marx, K. A., Watkins, D. C., Kobayashi, M., Kales, H., & Gitlin, L. N. (2017). "Getting What They Need When They Need It: Identifying barriers to information needs of family caregivers to manage dementia-related behavioral symptoms." Applied Clinical Informatics. Appl Clin Inform 2017; 8: 191–205.

    Kales, H.C., Gitlin, L.N., Stanislawski, B., Marx, K., Turnwald, M., Watkins, D., Lyketsos, C. G. (2016). "WeCareAdvisor™: The development of a caregiver-focused, web-based program to assess and manage behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia." Alzheimer Dementia and Associated Disorders. DOI: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000177

  • Awards/Honors
    2010—GE New Investigator Award for Seniors Housing & Care Journal