Ralf C. Habermann, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Medicine
M.Mgt., Mast of Mgt Health Care , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., Freie Universitat Berlin , Berlin, Germany
Office Address
7040 MCE, Suite IV
TN 8550
Simmons SF, Bonnett KR, Hollingsworth E, Kim J, Powers J, Habermann R, Newhouse P, Schlundt DG. Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use in Nursing Homes: A Qualitative Study of Nursing Staff Perceptions. Gerontologist [print-electronic]. 2017 May 5/30/2017; PMID: 28575301, PII: 3858251, DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnx083, ISSN: 1758-5341.

Monroe TB, Misra S, Habermann RC, Dietrich MS, Bruehl SP, Cowan RL, Newhouse PA, Simmons SF. Specific Physician Orders Improve Pain Detection and Pain Reports in Nursing Home Residents: Preliminary Data. Pain Manag Nurs [print-electronic]. 2015 Oct; 16(5): 770-80. PMID: 26259882, PMCID: PMC4548860, PII: S1524-9042(15)00081-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmn.2015.06.002, ISSN: 1532-8635.

Monroe TB, Misra SK, Habermann RC, Dietrich MS, Cowan RL, Simmons SF. Pain reports and pain medication treatment in nursing home residents with and without dementia. Geriatr Gerontol Int [print-electronic]. 2014 Jul; 14(3): 541-8. PMID: 24020433, DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12130, ISSN: 1447-0594.

Chen Y, Wrenn J, Xu H, Spickard A, Habermann R, Powers J, Denny JC. Automated Assessment of Medical Students' Clinical Exposures according to AAMC Geriatric Competencies. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014; 2014: 375-84. PMID: 25954341, PMCID: PMC4419906, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Powers JS, Cahall M, Epelbaum M, Habermann R, Rosenstiel D, Giuse N. Incorporating evidence into clinical teaching: enhanced geriatrics specialty case-based residency presentations. J Grad Med Educ. 2012 Mar; 4(1): 83-6. PMID: 23451313, PMCID: PMC3312540, PII: JGME-D-11-00056, DOI: 10.4300/JGME-D-11-00056.1, ISSN: 1949-8349.

Kratz K, Habermann R, Becker T, Richau K, Lendlein A. Shape-memory properties and degradation behavior of multifunctional electro-spun scaffolds. Int J Artif Organs. 2011 Feb; 34(2): 225-30. PMID: 21374579, PII: D62E2B88-B30C-494D-8A60-5EFAB737439E, ISSN: 1724-6040.

Wolschke Ch, Fiedler W, Habermann RC, Janka-Schaub GE, Kluge S. [28-year old female patient with respiratory insufficiency, elevated liver enzymes, pancytopenia and fever]. Internist (Berl). 2010 Nov; 51(11): 1434-8. PMID: 20676597, DOI: 10.1007/s00108-010-2650-1, ISSN: 1432-1289.

Morandi A, Solberg LM, Habermann R, Cleeton P, Peterson E, Ely EW, Schnelle J. Documentation and management of words associated with delirium among elderly patients in postacute care: a pilot investigation. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2009 Jun; 10(5): 330-4. PMID: 19497545, PII: S1525-8610(09)00079-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2009.02.002, ISSN: 1538-9375.

Han JH, Morandi A, Ely EW, Callison C, Zhou C, Storrow AB, Dittus RS, Habermann R, Schnelle J. Delirium in the nursing home patients seen in the emergency department. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 May; 57(5): 889-94. PMID: 19484845, DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02219.x, ISSN: 1532-5415.

Schnelle JF, Simmons SF, Beuscher L, Peterson EN, Habermann R, Leung F. Prevalence of constipation symptoms in fecally incontinent nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Apr; 57(4): 647-52. PMID: 19392956, PMCID: PMC2925174, PII: JGS2215, DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02215.x, ISSN: 1532-5415.

Peterson JF, Rosenbaum BP, Waitman LR, Habermann R, Powers J, Harrell D, Miller RA. Physicians' response to guided geriatric dosing: initial results from a randomized trial. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007; 129(Pt 2): 1037-40. PMID: 17911873, ISSN: 0926-9630.

Ruggeri ZM, Orje JN, Habermann R, Federici AB, Reininger AJ. Activation-independent platelet adhesion and aggregation under elevated shear stress. Blood [print-electronic]. 2006 Sep 9/15/2006; 108(6): 1903-10. PMID: 16772609, PMCID: PMC1895550, PII: blood-2006-04-011551, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2006-04-011551, ISSN: 0006-4971.

Powers J, Pichert JW, Habermann R, Ribble R. A pilot study of CME on risk management in long-term care. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2004; 25(2): 67-76. PMID: 15778147, DOI: 10.1300/J021v25n02_06, ISSN: 0270-1960.

Dunn MK, Misra S, Habermann R, Griffin MR. Pneumococcal vaccination in nursing homes: does policy change practice?. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2003 May; 4(3): 135-8. PMID: 12854986, PII: S1525-8610(04)70322-9, DOI: 10.1097/01.JAM.0000064462.55083.DC, ISSN: 1525-8610.

Pilch J, Habermann R, Felding-Habermann B. Unique ability of integrin alpha(v)beta 3 to support tumor cell arrest under dynamic flow conditions. J. Biol. Chem [print-electronic]. 2002 Jun 6/14/2002; 277(24): 21930-8. PMID: 11934894, PII: M201630200, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M201630200, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Habermann R, Powers J. Cultural models of long-term care. Tenn Med. 2002 Mar; 95(3): 111-2. PMID: 11898263, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Habermann R, Butts N, Powers J, Pichert JW. Physician behavior changes following CME on the prospective payment system in long-term care: a pilot study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2002 Jan; 3(1): 12-5. PMID: 12807558, ISSN: 1525-8610.

Felding-Habermann B, Habermann R, Saldívar E, Ruggeri ZM. Role of beta3 integrins in melanoma cell adhesion to activated platelets under flow. J. Biol. Chem. 1996 Mar 3/8/1996; 271(10): 5892-900. PMID: 8621462, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Haring HP, Akamine BS, Habermann R, Koziol JA, Del Zoppo GJ. Distribution of integrin-like immunoreactivity on primate brain microvasculature. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 1996 Feb; 55(2): 236-45. PMID: 8786382, ISSN: 0022-3069.

Kojima N, Fenderson BA, Stroud MR, Goldberg RI, Habermann R, Toyokuni T, Hakomori S. Further studies on cell adhesion based on Le(x)-Le(x) interaction, with new approaches: embryoglycan aggregation of F9 teratocarcinoma cells, and adhesion of various tumour cells based on Le(x) expression. Glycoconj. J. 1994 Jun; 11(3): 238-48. PMID: 7841799, ISSN: 0282-0080.

Josic D, Gossrau R, Habermann R, Lim YP, Reutter W. Calcium-binding proteins 33 kDa, 35 kDa, and 65/67 kDa in normal rat and Morris hepatoma tissues. A biochemical and immunohistochemical study. Histochemistry. 1990; 93(4): 389-95. PMID: 2323953, ISSN: 0301-5564.

Josic D, Hofmann W, Habermann R, Schulzke JD, Reutter W. Isolation of immunoglobulins and their use in immunoaffinity HPLC. J. Clin. Chem. Clin. Biochem. 1988 Sep; 26(9): 559-68. PMID: 3199078, ISSN: 0340-076X.

Josic D, Hofmann W, Habermann R, Reutter W. High-performance concanavalin A affinity chromatography of liver and hepatoma membrane proteins. J. Chromatogr. 1988 Jul 7/1/1988; 444: 29-39. PMID: 3204136.