Monica Ott MD, CMD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Indiana University

Monica Ott, MD, CMD, is an assistant professor of clinical medicine and geriatrics at Indiana University and is a geriatrician practicing in the nursing home setting. She is the medical director of OPTIMISTIC, an 8 year, 2 phase, $30.3 million federal demonstration project designed to reduce avoidable hospital transfers of nursing home residents. Dr. Ott teaches medical students, residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners on a wide variety of topics including pressure ulcers, dementia, and palliative care.