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David B. Carr, MD

Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Professor, medicine and neurology
Clinical Director, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Parc Provence
Medical Director, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

Specialty Areas

Geriatric Medicine
Alzheimer's Disease

Board Certifications

Geriatric Medicine
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

Areas of Clinical Interest

Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, rehabilitation, memory loss in older adults, driving assessments for older adults.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Memory Diagnostic Center

4921 Parkview Place
Suite 6C
St. Louis, MO 63108

Office Phone: 314-286-1967
Fax: 314-286-1985

Education

Education

Fellowship: Geriatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1990
Residency: Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 1988
Medical Degree: University Of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 1985
B.A.: Chemistry, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 1981

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Update on the Risk of Motor Vehicle Collision or Driving Impairment with Dementia: A Collaborative International Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Chee JN, Rapoport MJ, Molnar F, Herrmann N, O'Neill D, Marottoli R, Mitchell S, Tant M, Dow J, Ayotte D, Lanctôt KL, McFadden R, Taylor JP, Donaghy PC, Olsen K, Classen S, Elzohairy Y, Carr DB
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 May 15; pii: S1064-7481(17)30315-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2017.05.007.

PMID:
    28917504
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Preclinical Alzheimer's disease and longitudinal driving decline.
Roe CM, Babulal GM, Head DM, Stout SH, Vernon EK, Ghoshal N, Garland B, Barco PP, Williams MM, Johnson A, Fierberg R, Fague MS, Xiong C, Mormino E, Grant EA, Holtzman DM, Benzinger TLS, Fagan AM, Ott BR, Carr DB, Morris JC
Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2017 Jan; 3(1)74-82. doi: 10.1016/j.trci.2016.11.006.

PMID:
    28435853
    [PubMed]
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A Naturalistic Study of Driving Behavior in Older Adults and Preclinical Alzheimer Disease.
Babulal GM, Stout SH, Benzinger TL, Ott BR, Carr DB, Webb M, Traub CM, Addison A, Morris JC, Warren DK, Roe CM
J Appl Gerontol. 2017 Jan 1; 733464817690679. doi: 10.1177/0733464817690679.

PMID:
    28380718
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Brain amyloid in preclinical Alzheimer's disease is associated with increased driving risk.
Ott BR, Jones RN, Noto RB, Yoo DC, Snyder PJ, Bernier JN, Carr DB, Roe CM
Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2017; 6136-142. doi: 10.1016/j.dadm.2016.10.008.

PMID:
    28239638
    [PubMed]
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Association of Functional Impairments and Co-Morbid Conditions with Driving Performance among Cognitively Normal Older Adults.
Carr DB, Barco PP, Babulal GM, Stout SH, Johnson AM, Xiong C, Morris JC, Roe CM
PLoS One. 2016; 11(12)e0167751. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167751.

PMID:
    28005921
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Creating a driving profile for older adults using GPS devices and naturalistic driving methodology.
Babulal GM, Traub CM, Webb M, Stout SH, Addison A, Carr DB, Ott BR, Morris JC, Roe CM
F1000Res. 2016; 52376.

PMID:
    27990264
    [PubMed]
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Amyloid Imaging, Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers Predict Driving Performance Among Cognitively Normal Individuals.
Roe CM, Barco PP, Head DM, Ghoshal N, Selsor N, Babulal GM, Fierberg R, Vernon EK, Shulman N, Johnson A, Fague S, Xiong C, Grant EA, Campbell A, Ott BR, Holtzman DM, Benzinger TL, Fagan AM, Carr DB, Morris JC
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2017 Jan-Mar; 31(1)69-72. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000154.

PMID:
    27128959
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinician Effectiveness in Assessing Fitness to Drive of Medically At-Risk Older Adults.
Meuser TM, Berg-Weger M, Carr DB, Shi S, Stewart D
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Apr; 64(4)849-54. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14022.

PMID:
    27100580
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical Utility of the Trail-Making Test as a Predictor of Driving Performance in Older Adults.
Papandonatos GD, Ott BR, Davis JD, Barco PP, Carr DB
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Nov; 63(11)2358-64. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13776.

PMID:
    26503623
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Driving Self-Restriction and Age: A Study of Emergency Department Patients.
Betz ME, Carpenter CR, Genco E, Carr DB
Inj Epidemiol. 2014 Dec 1; 1(1)pii: 18.

PMID:
    26413455
    [PubMed]
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Driving Errors in Persons with Dementia.
Barco PP, Baum CM, Ott BR, Ice S, Johnson A, Wallendorf M, Carr DB
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jul; 63(7)1373-80. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13508.

PMID:
    26140521
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interrater Reliability of the Record of Driving Errors (RODE).
Barco PP, Carr DB, Rutkoski K, Xiong C, Roe CM
Am J Occup Ther. 2015 Mar-Apr; 69(2)6902350020p1-6. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.013128.

PMID:
    26122691
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mobility and safety issues in drivers with dementia.
Carr DB, O'Neill D
Int Psychogeriatr. 2015 Oct; 27(10)1613-22. doi: 10.1017/S104161021500085X.

PMID:
    26111454
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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System facilitators and barriers to discussing older driver safety in primary care settings.
Betz ME, Jones J, Carr DB
Inj Prev. 2015 Aug; 21(4)231-7. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2014-041450.

PMID:
    25617342
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Family reports of medically impaired drivers in Missouri: cognitive concerns and licensing outcomes.
Meuser TM, Carr DB, Unger EA, Ulfarsson GF
Accid Anal Prev. 2015 Jan; 7417-23. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2014.10.002.

PMID:
    25463940
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recruitment of older drivers from primary care clinics for on-road fitness-to-drive testing: results of a pilot study.
Betz ME, Carr DB, DiGuiseppi C, Haukoos JS, Lowenstein SR, Schwartz R
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jul; 62(7)1388-90. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12913.

PMID:
    25039512
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perspectives on Tiered Older Driver Assessment in Primary Care Settings.
Betz ME, Jones J, Genco E, Carr DB, DiGuiseppi C, Haukoos JS, Lowenstein SR, Schwartz R
Gerontologist. 2016 Apr; 56(2)272-81. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnu038.

PMID:
    24793645
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Consensus statements on driving for persons with dementia.
Wheatley CJ, Carr DB, Marottoli RA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration., American Occupational Therapy Association., Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists.
Occup Ther Health Care. 2014 Apr; 28(2)132-9. doi: 10.3109/07380577.2014.903583.

PMID:
    24754761
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predicting road test performance in drivers with stroke.
Barco PP, Wallendorf MJ, Snellgrove CA, Ott BR, Carr DB
Am J Occup Ther. 2014 Mar-Apr; 68(2)221-9. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2014.008938.

PMID:
    24581409
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Potentially driver-impairing (PDI) medication use in medically impaired adults referred for driving evaluation.
Hetland AJ, Carr DB, Wallendorf MJ, Barco PP
Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Apr; 48(4)476-82. doi: 10.1177/1060028014520881.

PMID:
    24473491
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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