Rein Tideiksaar | Fall Prevention Expert
Rein Tideiksaar PhD, PA is a gerontologist (health care professional who specializes in caring for elderly people) and a geriatric physician associate. He is the president of FallPrevent, LLC, Blackwood, NJ, a consulting company that provides educational, legal and marketing services related to fall prevention in elderly persons residing in multiple settings (community, assisted living facilities, nursing home, homecare, hospital).
Previously, Dr Tideiksaar has served as Senior Vice President of Fall Prevention and Injury Reduction, Elder Care Companies, Inc., Philadelphia, PA; Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics, Southwest Medical Associates, Inc., Las Vegas NV; Director of Geriatric Care Coordination, Sierra Health Services, Inc. Las Vegas NV; Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY and The Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged, New York, NY; Director of Geriatric Education, Department of Family Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY and The Jewish Institute for Geriatric Care, New Hyde Park, NY.
Dr Tideiksaar is a national and international fall prevention expert who has been active in the care of older patients for over 40 years. He has written 20 books, over 100 journal articles and book chapters, and authored 30 plus Pedagogy courses (*) on falls and related topics. He has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed fall prevention programs in the community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing home settings. He has held academic and teaching positions at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and Medical School, New York, NY; Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY; University of Nevada Medical School, Las Vegas, NV; New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY; Yale University. New Haven, CT; Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Adelphia University, Garden City, NY; and Drexel University College of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA.
(*)An online continuing nurse education program