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Karina M. Berg, M.D., M.S.photo of Karina M. Berg, M.D., M.S.

Academic Title
Associate Professor of Medicine


Clinical Interests
Geriatric Oncology, Memory Disorders, Medication Adherence

Clinical Research Interests
Geriatric Oncology

Montefiore Medical Center

Montefiore Medical Center

Honors and Awards
1998, Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society

2004, Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods award of distinction, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

2004-2009, Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health

2006-2008, Health Services Research Faculty Scholar Award, Montefiore Medical Center

2006 -2009, Physician Faculty Scholar Award, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Recent Publications
Berg KM, Arnsten JH. Practical and conceptual challenges in measuring antiretroviral adherence. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2006; 43 (suppl 1): s79-s87. PMCID: 2866146

Berg KM, Kunins HV, Jackson JL, Nahvi S, Chaudhry A, Harris KA, Malik R, Arnsten JH. Association between alcohol consumption and both osteoporotic fracture and bone density. American Journal of Medicine 2008; 121: 406-418. PMCID: 2692368

Berg KM, Cooperman NA, Newville H, Arnsten JH. Self-efficacy and depression as mediators of the relationship between pain and antiretroviral adherence. AIDS Care 2009 Feb;21(2):244-8. PMCID: 2703292

Vig EK, Sudore RL, Berg KM, Fromme EK, Arnold RM. Responding to Surrogate Requests that Seem Inconsistent with a Patient’s Living Will. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2011 Nov;42(5):777-82.

Olmedo B, Berg KM, Mejnartowicz S, Walke LM. Lost in Translation: Confronting Issues of Cognitive Assessment for a Bilingual Older Adult. Clinical Geriatrics. 2012 June 18;20(6):38-40.

Batchelder AW, Gonzalez JS, Berg KM. Differential medication nonadherence and illness beliefs in co-morbid HIV and type 2 diabetes. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2013 Jan 13 [Epub ahead of print].


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