Baltimore, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Transitional Care Research, Johns Hopkins University

Former Panel Co-Chair
Represented: Researchers
Term ended August 2022

Alicia Arbaje, PhD, MD, MPH, is an internist, geriatric medicine specialist, and health services researcher at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is associate professor of medicine and director of transitional care research at the Center for Transformative Geriatrics Research. Arbaje is interested in identifying the problems older adults face as they navigate through the healthcare system. She leads studies that aim to develop performance measures, define best practices, and ultimately improve the quality of care of older adults as they leave the hospital.

Arbaje has served as an invited consultant to national organizations to improve care coordination for older adults. In addition to addressing scientific audiences, she has developed media content directly for the public. She has been a health commentator at local, national, and international media outlets to draw attention to issues relevant to older adults.

Arbaje received her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas. She graduated from Yale School of Medicine and earned her master’s degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed a clinical and research fellowship in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Arbaje recently completed a doctorate in clinical investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She continues to practice geriatric and general internal medicine.

Arbaje served on the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research from August 2019 to August 2022.

Conflicts of Interest

As of March 27, 2019

  • None Reported


Person Type
Panel / Committee