Faculty Profile

Dr. Rubina A. Malik, M.D.

Rubina A. Malik, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Areas of Research: osteoporosis and falls geriatric assessment in dementia care long term care and rehospitalizations

Professional Interests

Rubina Malik, MD, MS completed her medical education at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, her Internal Medicine residency at University Hospital at Stony Brook, fellowships in Ambulatory Medicine at Stony Brook and Geriatrics Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. She also completed a Masters Degree in Clinical Research Methods at AECOM  under the mentorship of Dr Eran Bellin. She joined the faculty of Geriatrics at Montefiore in 1997 and is currently Assistant Professor of Medicine. 

Dr Malik is a clinician educator who has interests in functional and cognitive assessments, and osteoporosis. She has extensive clinical experience in the long term care setting and was an Assistant Medical Director at Beth Abraham NH. Currently, she is the co-director at the Center for the Aging Brain and core faculty for our newly funded NY State Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s’ disease in Hudson Valley. She continues to see patients both in the ambulatory and LTC setting, and teaches and supervises trainees in Geriatrics Medicine.

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications
1. Vitamin D and secondary hyperparathyroidism in the institutionalized elderly: A literature review. Malik R. J Nutr Elder. 2007; 26(3-4): 119-38. 
2. Systematic review and meta analysis of the association between alcohol consumption and both osteoporotic fracture and bone density. Berg KM, Kunins HV, Jackson JL, Nahvi S, Chaudhry A, Harris KA, Malik R, Arnsten JH. Am J Med. 2008 May; 121 (5): 406-18.
3. Older adults with heel ulcers in the acute care setting: frequency of noninvasive vascular assessment, surgical intervention, and 1-year mortality. Rubina Malik, Priya Pinto, Michael Bogaisky, Amy R. Ehrlich. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2013 Dec;14(12):916-9
4. Montefiore-Einstein Center for the Aging Brain: preliminary data. Verghese J, Malik R, Zwerling J. JAGS, accepted for publication May 30, 2016.
Book Chapters and Reviews
Malik R: Osteoporosis and Hip Fracture. Landefeld S, Williams B, and Chang A, editors. Current Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition. New York, McGraw-Hill.  Chapter 27. 2013

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