Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Adele L. Towers, MD, MPH


Associate Professor of Medicine & Psychiatry

Medical Director, Health Information Management

Office: 3471 Fifth Avenue
Kaufmann Medical Buidling, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-2360
Fax: 412-692-2370

BS, Cornell University, 1982
MD, University of Connecticut, 1986

Internal/Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1989
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1991
MPH, Dept of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 1991

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Prevention of adverse drug events, quality improvement and patient safety

Dr. Towers is the Medical Director of Health Information Management at UPMC Melwood. She has practiced Geriatrics within the UPMC system for over 20 years, and currently sees patients at the Benedum Geriatric Center. Her interests are healthy aging of the mind and body, and management of mood and cognitive disorders. Dr. Towers provides primary and consultative care to older adults at the UPMC Senior Care-Benedum Geriatric Center located in UPMC Montefiore hospital.

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