Barbara Palmisano, MA

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Instructor, Office of Geriatrics

Contact Information

Family and Community Medicine
4209 State Route 44
PO Box 95 Rootstown OH

Phone: 330.325.6359
Fax: 330.325.5907

The University of Akron, MA
The University of Akron, BSN


Mrs. Palmisano is the Director of the Office of Geriatrics and the Office of Palliative Care at NEOMED. She has a background in nursing and has worked in medical education for over 25 years. She also directs the Chief Resident Immersion Training in the Care of Older Adults (CRIT) project funded through the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs.

Research Interests

  • Advance care planning
  • Elder abuse
  • Dementia
  • Family caregiving
  • Hospice
  • Educational outcomes

Practice Interests

  • Geriatric education
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to care
  • Palliative and end-of-life care education

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment
  • Capstone project preceptor

Capstone or Practicum Areas of Expertise

  • Health promotion and care of older adults
  • Issues relating to palliative and end-of-life care