Diana Homeier, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Gerontology
Director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Training Program


Diana C. Homeier, MD, FAAFP, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Clinical Internal Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Homeier received her medical school training at the University of Southern California and completed a residency in family medicine at David Grant USAF Medical Center. She served as a physician in the US Air Force and taught in the family medicine residency program at Ehrling Berquist US Air Force Medical Center. Following completion of a two-year fellowship in geriatric medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University, she returned to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to spearhead the development of a hospital-based elder abuse program and geriatric clinic at the LAC+USC Medical Center. She currently serves as the director of the LAC+USC Geriatric Clinic and Adult Protection Team as well as the director of the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Homeier is also the geriatric fellowship director at USC/LAC+USC Medical Center.

Homeier focuses her efforts on teaching medical students and residents how to provide care to older adults in a clinical setting. Her goal in teaching is to increase interest and understanding of the importance of geriatric medicine as well as empowering older patients and their families to enhance function. She leads the Adult Protection Team in their effort to identify, document, report and prevent elder abuse and neglect. Within the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center, she works alongside a multidisciplinary team of professionals to assist elders and families who have been victimized. Her research focuses on elder abuse and neglect. She is currently studying the injuries seen in older adults who are victims of physical abuse.

Email: dianasch@med.usc.edu

Office Phone: +1 323 226 3638