Machiko R. Tomita


Machiko R. Tomita.

Machiko R. Tomita


Machiko R. Tomita


Research Topics

Fall and frailty prevention in older adults with a chronic illness, a past fall, Alzheimer's disease and/or cancer, often using technology. Caregivers of older adults are also her research interest.

Contact Information

623 Kimball Tower

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6740

Fax: (716) 829-3217

Overview Publications News

UB News


Technology called MindEye uses infrared camera to detect subtle changes in pupil dilation and eye movement.


Study looked at 46 women across two different age ranges, 60-74 and 75-90, to learn how physical activity affects frailty differently in the two groups


Funding from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will enable researchers and occupational therapy students to develop a program that aims to ease some of the burden on Western New Yorkers providing care for frail older adults who have dementia.