Medical School
Inst.Techologico De Santo Domingo (1979)
St. Francis Medical Center (1982), Internal Medicine
Hahnemann University Hospital (1984), Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1986), Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics

Research Interest

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Geriatrics
  • Health care policy
  • Management of chronic diseases
  • Medication adherence


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Prospective study of progression of kidney dysfunction in community-dwelling older adults
R. Sesso, F. Prado, B. Vicioso and L.R. Ramos Nephrology 2008 13 99-103
Prognosis of ARF in Hospitalized Elderly Patients
Sesso R, Roque A, Vicioso B, Stella R. American Journal of Kidney Diseases September 2004 44 (3) 410-419
Development of Geriatrics-Oriented Faculty in General Internal Medicine
Rubin CD, Stieglitz H, Vicioso B, Kirk L Annals Internal Medicine October 2003 139(7) 615-620
Dementia: When is it not Alzheimers?
B. Viciosos American Journal of the Medical Sciences August 2002 324(2) 84-95
Medical Problems and Care Needs of Older Adults in Assisted Living Facilities, Assisted Living
B. Vicioso Current Issues in Facility Management 2001 Auburn House: Westport CT 29-47

Honors & Awards

  • Small Group Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2003)
  • Distinguished Physician Award
    Parkland Health & Hospital System (2002)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • M.D. Cum Laude
    Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (1979)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • American College of Physicians (Fellow, 1995)
  • American Geriatrics Society (Fellow, 2005) /Texas Geriatrics Society
  • American Medical Directors Association
  • Gerontological Society of America