Headshot photo of Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., M.P.H.

Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine
  • Helen Jo Whitsell Endowed Professorship in Geriatric Medicine


Dr. Elizabeth Eckstrom is a geriatric doctor who leads the geriatrics practice within OHSU's internal medicine clinic and is co-director of OHSU's Health Aging Alliance. She teaches medical students, residents, fellows and faculty to care for older adults. She and her team also work to improve quality of care for older adults admitted to OHSU hospital. Her research focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle in older adults, with an emphasis on tai chi for fall prevention.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • M.D., 1990, University of Wisconsin
    • M.P.H., 1998, University of Washington
  • Residency

    • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship

    • General medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
    • Geriatrics, Oregon Health & Science University (2006)
  • Certifications

    • Geriatric medicine, internal medicine


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