Lisa M Gibbs, MD

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Clinical Professor, Family Medicine
School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Medical Director, Senior Health Center

Director, Geriatrics Fellowship

Fellowship in Geriatrics, UC Davis, 2000

Stanford University, 1999, Residency

M.D., Stanford University, 1996

B.M., College of Notre Dame, 1985, Piano Performance

Phone: (714) 456-5530

University of California, Irvine
Practice: SeniorHealth Center
Bldg. 25, Pav IV, Rt. 208
101 The City Drive S.
Mail Code: 1150
Orange, CA 92868
Academic Distinctions
5/2012 Office of Educational Affairs, MVP Outstanding Service Award
2/2012 Center for Health Quality Innovation Fellowship Program
12/2009 Orange County Medical Association Physicians of Excellence Award
12/2008 Orange County Medical Association Physicians of Excellence Award
12/2007 Orange County Medical Association Physicians of Excellence Award
11/2005 SAGE:So CA Bldg Industry for UCI Geriatric Assessment Clinic’s contribution to senior health care. Accepted as Director of HAPS.
2/2005 Primary Care Physician of the Month, Primary Care Medical Group,UCIMC
3/2003 Primary Care Phys of the Month,Primary Care Med Group,UCIMC
6/1996 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Community Svc-Stanford Univ SOM
Research Abstract
Board Certified - American Board of Family Practice, and Geriatric Medicine
1. Jewett BA, Gibbs LM, Tarasiuk A, Kendig JJ: “Propofol and Barbiturate Depression of Spinal Nociceptive Neurons”, Anesthesiology, December 1992.

2. Gibbs LM, Kendig JJ: “Substance P and NMDA Receptor-Mediated Slow Potentials in Neonatal Rat Spinal Cord: Aged Related Changes”, Brain Research, Vol. 595, 1992.

3. Kendig JJ, Kodee A, Gibbs LM, Ionescu P, Eger E: “Correlates of Anesthetic Properties in Isolated Spinal Cord: Cyclobutane”, European Journal of Pharmacology, 264(3):427-36, 1994.

4. Tarasuik A, Gibbs LM, Kendig JJ: “Descending Inhibition in Neonatal Rat Spinal Cord Actions of Pentobarbital and Morphine”, Brain Research Bulletin, 41:37-45, 1996.

5. Wiglesworth A, Austin R, Corona M, Schneider D, Liao S, Gibbs L, Mosqueda L.: “Bruising as a Marker of Physical Elder Abuse”, Journal American Geriatrics Society. 2009 Jul;57(7):1191-6. Epub 2009 June 3.

6. Wiglesworth A, Mosqueda L, Mulnard R, Liao S, Gibbs L, Fitzgerald W: “Screening for Abuse and Neglect of People with Dementia”, Journal American Geriatrics Society. 58(3), 493-500 (2010).

7. Mosqueda L, Wiglesworth A, Gibbs L: “The Ability of People with Dementia to Recall Emotional Life Events” Abstract, International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, Honolulu, HI, July 13, 2010.

1. Jerant AF and Gibbs L: “Development of a Distance and Computer Technologies in Medicine Elective”, The Journal of Information Technology in Medicine, January 2000, Vol. 2, #1, htttp://

2. Hixon A and Gibbs L: “Osteochondritis Dissecans: A Diagnosis Not to Miss”, American Family Physician, January 1, 2000.

3. Neyhart B and Gibbs L: “Osteoporosis,” Primary Care Geriatrics, Ham, Sloan and Warshaw eds., Mosby Publishing, 2002.

4. Gibbs L and Mosqueda L: “Confronting Elder Mistreatment in Long-Term Care”, Annals in Longterm Care, 12(4), April 2004.

5. Gibbs L, Mosqueda L and Morrison E: “Primary Care of Adults with Disabilities”, AAFP Home Study Monograph, November 2006.

6. Gibbs L and Mosqueda L: “The Importance of Reporting Mistreatment of the Elderly”, Editorial for the American Family Physician, 75(5), March 2007.

7. Gibbs L and Young L: “The Medical Director’s Role: Neglect in Long-Term Care” Journal of the American Medical Director’s Association, 8:3, March 2007.

8. Gibbs L, Mosqueda L, Chen E, Williams B, Martinez R: Geriatric Pocket Doc, August 2007. (A resource for allied professionals in the field of Elder Abuse)

9. Gibbs L: “Assessing Self-Neglect in Older Patients”, Ethics Forum,, August 4, 2008, Accessed August 12,, 2008.

10. Gibbs, L and Mosqueda L: “Elder Abuse: A Medical Perspective”, Aging Health, December 2010, Vol. 6, No. 6, Pages 739-747.
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Communication: The Art of Geriatric Medicine
California Geriatric Education Center - UCLA Subaward; Physical Abuse of Elders: Medical Aspects and Psychosocial Dynamics
National Multiple Sclerosis Society; The Challenge of Giving Care to People with Multiple Sclerosis
National Institutes of Justice; Coroners’ Investigations of Suspicious Elder Deaths
Professional Societies
American Association of Family Practice
American Geriatrics Society
Chair of Elder Abuse Specialist Interest Group, American Geriatrics Society
Vulnerable Adult Specialist Team/Orange County Forensic Center
Elder Death Review Team, Orange County
Co Chair, Elder Death Review Team, Orange County
Society for Teachers in Family Medicine
Graduate Programs
Family Practice

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