Ladislav Volicer

School of Aging Studies

University of South Florida, USA

Courtesy Full Professor



1964 Ph.D., Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Pharmacology

1959 M.D., Charles University, General Medicine

Publications (Selected)

  1. Volicer L, Harper DG, Stopa EG: Severe impairment of circadian rhythm in Alzheimer’s disease. J Nutr Health Aging 16(10): 888-890, 2012.
  2. van der Steen JT, Lane P, Kowall NW, Knol DL, Volicer L., Antibiotics and mortality in patients with lower respiratory infection and advanced dementia. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 13(2): 156-61, 2012.
  3. Dobbs D, Mong H, Hyer K, Volicer L.. The influence of hospice use on nursing home and hospital use in assisted living among dual-eligible enrollees.J Am Med Dir Assoc 13(2): 189.e9-189, 2012.
  4. Volicer L, Frijters DH, van der Steen JT. Relationship between symptoms of depression and agitation in nursing home residents with dementia. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27(7): 749-54, 2012.
  5. Rolland Y, Aquino JP, Andrieu S, Beard J, Benetos A, Berrut G, Coll-Planas L, Dartigues JF, Dong B, Forette F, Franco A, Franzoni S, Hornez T, Metais P, Ruault G, Stephan E, Swagerty D, Tolson D, Volicer L, Vellas B, Morley J. Identification of the main domains for quality of care and clinical research in nursing homes. J Nutr Health Aging, 15(5): 410-24, 2011.
  6. Tolson D, Rolland Y, Andrieu S, AquinoJ-P, Beard J, Benetos A, Berrut G, Coll-Planas L, Dong B, Forette F, Franco A, Franzoni S, Salva A, Swagerty D, Trabucchi M, Vellas B, Volicer L, Morley JE, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics: a global agenda for clinical research and quality of care in nursing homes. J Am Med Dir Assoc 12: 184–189, 2011.
  7. Simard J, Volicer L. Effects of Namaste Care on residents who do not benefit from usual activities. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 25(1): 46-50, 2010.
  8. Holmerova I, Machacova K, Vankova H, Veleta P, Juraskova B, Hrnciarikova D, Volicer L, Andel R. Effect of the Exercise Dance for Seniors (EXDASE) Program on lower-body functioning among institutionalized older adults. J Aging Health 22(1): 106-119, 2010.
  9. van der Steen JT, Gijberts M-J H E, Muller MT, Deliens L, Volicer L: Evaluations of end of life with dementia by families in Dutch and U.S. nursing homes. Internat Psychgeriatr 21(2): 321-329, 2009.
  10. Mitchell SL, Teno JM, Kiely DK, Shaffer ML, Jones RN, Prigerson HG, Volicer L, Givens JL, Hamel MB. The clinical course of advanced dementia. N Engl J Med. 361(16): 1529-1538, 2009.
  11. McCarty CE, Volicer L. Hospice access for individuals with dementia. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 24(6): 476-85, 2009.
  12. Volicer L, van der Steen JT, Frijters D: Modifiable factors related to abusive behaviors in nursing home residents with dementia. J Am Med Dir Assoc, 10(9): 617-22, 2009.

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