Clinical Staff

Jane A. Driver, MD, MPH

Jane A. Driver, MD, MPH

Aging/Geriatrics

Jane (Jenny) A. Driver, MD, MPH is a research physician at the Boston VA Medical Center, a member of the Division of Aging, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

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Tammy Hshieh, MD

Tammy Hshieh, MD

Aging/Geriatrics

Dr. Hshieh is an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. After graduating from Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, she received her medical degree from Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

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Houman Javedan, MD

Houman Javedan, MD

Aging/Geriatrics

Dr. Javedan now leads the Division of Aging’s collaborative efforts with the surgical specialties at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, having recently established the trauma-orthopedic geriatric service at BWH.  Dr. Javedan also leads the Division of Aging’s consultation service.

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Samir Tulebaev, M.D.

Samir Tulebaev, M.D.

Aging/Geriatrics

Samir Tulebaev, M.D. joined the Division of Aging at BWH on September 1st. Prior to BWH he worked as an attending physician at Lahey Clinic where he had both clinical and teaching responsibilities.

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Kristin Cardin, Nurse Practitioner

As a nurse practitioner who specializes in geriatrics, Kristin Cardin takes a comprehensive approach to care, which starts with listening carefully to her patient.

After graduating from the University of New Hampshire, Kristin began her career as an occupational therapist concentrating in geriatrics. She served as an occupational therapist in various home health and skilled nursing facilities as well as acute care and rehabilitation hospitals in the Boston area. Kristin received her bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from the University of Massachusetts, from which she also holds a master’s degree in advanced practice nursing.

Prior to joining the Division of Aging in 2010, Kristin was on staff at Faulkner Hospital, where she provided post-operative nursing care for seven years. She received awards for excellence in clinical practice and teaching and for excellence in breast cancer support and awareness. She has also served as a visiting nurse. Her vast experience in physical rehabilitation and nursing has made her a valuable resource for information and management approaches relating to the care of older adults.

Kristin has composed her own mission statement: “For me, the health care field has always been much more than a profession. In fact, it is my passion. My career path from occupational therapist to nursing has taught me the importance of treating the whole person, with a strong focus on improving the quality of life of my patients and their families.”

Nurse Cardin is available for inpatient care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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