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Karina M. Berg, M.D., M.S.

Associate Professor of Medicine
UConn Center on Aging
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Academic Office Location:
UConn Center on Aging
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-5212
Phone: 860-679-8400
Fax: 860-679-7620

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B.S.University of Wisconsin at MadisonHistory of Medicine
M.D.State University of New York at Stony BrookMedicine
M.S.Albert Einstein College of MedicineClinical Research Methods

Post-Graduate Training
Intership and ResidentMontefiore Medical CenterPrimary Care Internal Medicine
ResidencyMontefiore Medical CenterPrimary Care Internal Medicine
FellowshipYale University School of MedicineGeriatrics

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Health Services Research Faculty Scholar AwardMontefiore Medical Center
Physician Faculty Scholar AwardThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods Award of DistinctionAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
McGraw Hill Award for Academic Excellence
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society

Memory Disorders, Medication Adherence
Cognitive Changes and Dementia
Caregiver Support
Safe Medication Deprescribing 

Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Connecticut Collaborative to End Loneliness - Healthcare Professionals WorkgroupCommunity ServiceMemberExternalRegional20232025
Editorial Board for Carlat Report: Geriatric PsychiatryEditorial BoardMemberExternalRegional2021
Empowering Partners: Engaging Individuals with Dementia and Care Partners in Patient Centered Outcomes Research/Comparative Effectiveness Research Advisory Task Force member Training Task Force memberAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal20182020
American Geriatrics SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2010
American Association of Hospice and Palative MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20092010
Association for Medical Education and Research in Susbatance AbuseProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20082010
Centers for AIDS Research Social and Behavioral Sciences Research NetworkProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20052009
Society of General Internal MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19982010
Connecticut Medicaid Pharmaceutical & Therapeutics CommitteeCommunity ServiceMemberExternalState

Dementia, family caregivers

Journal Articles



  • Adverse Effects of Pharmacologic Treatments of Major Depression in Older Adults
    Sobieraj DM, Martnez B, Hernandez AV, Coleman CI, Ross JS, Berg KM, Steffens DC, Baker WL
  • Caregivers wanted: no training provided
    Berg KM, Fortinsky RH, Robison J JAMA Internal Medicine