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Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D.
Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D., is President of
FallPrevent, LLC, a company that provides educational, legal, and marketing
services in connection with fall prevention in the elderly. Dr. Tideiksaar
has been active in the area of fall prevention for over fifteen years.
He has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed
fall prevention programs in community, assisted living, home care, acute
care hospital, and nursing facility settings. Dr. Tideiksaar has written
numerous articles and book chapters on falls and related topics. He is
the author of Falls in Older People: Prevention
and Management, Third Edition (Health Professions Press, 2002).
In addition to two previous editions of this professional resource, he
is the author of Falling in Old Age: Its Prevention and Treatment,
Second Edition (Springer Publishing Company, 1997).
Dr. Tideiksaar obtained a doctorate from
Columbia Pacific University and a physician assistant certification from
the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Tideiksaar completed
his geriatric training at the Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute, New Hyde
Park, New York.