Deon Cox Hayley, DO

Professor, Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine


Professional Background

Dr. Hayley is Board Certified in Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine. She has dedicated her career to caring for the frail older adults and teaching about that care. Her clinical areas of expertise include Dementia, Home care and Palliative care. She has developed a teaching housecalls program and is very involved in educating learners of many levels. Dr. Hayley is Geriatrics Section Leader in the Division of General and Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and Key Faculty for the Geriatrics Fellowship and Core Faculty for the Palliative Care Fellowship.

Research Focus

  • Educational Innovation
  • Home Care
  • Transitions of Care
  • Palliative Medicine Across Multiple Care Sites 
  • Care for the patient with dementia

Recent Publications

Link to CV

Academic Background

  • Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, University of Chicago. 1990-1992.
  • Fellowship in Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago. 1992-1993.
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Kansas-Wichita. 1987-90.
  • Rotating Internship, Riverside Hospital, Wichita, Kansas. 1986-1987. 
  • University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine (Now Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences), Kansas City, Missouri. 1982-1986.
  • Baker University, Baldwin, Kansas. 1978-1982. 
Last modified: Mar 26, 2018

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Contact

Deon Cox Hayley, DO
Professor, Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

Landon Center on Aging
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Mail Stop 1005
Kansas City, KS 66160

P: 913-588-6005
dhayley@kumc.edu

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