Laura Block Awarded Grant to Study Alzheimer’s Disease and Mental Illness Co-Occurrence in Nursing Home Residents

Laura Block, BS, BSN, RN, was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) grant to support the study Characterizing Alzheimers Disease and Serious Mental Illness Co-Occurrence Among Nursing Home Residents and Relationship to Symptomatology and Care Practices. 

Bowers Awarded Prestigious Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging — has awarded the prestigious Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award to Barbara J. Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor emeritus of the UW–Madison School of Nursing. This award is bestowed upon a GSA member in recognition of their outstanding and sustained contributions to geriatric nursing research.

Drs. King and Steege Awarded Administrative Supplement for Grants in Health Services

Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN, and Linsey Steege, PhD, were awarded an Administrative Supplement for Grants in Health Services to support the study Preventing Hospital-Acquired Disability: An Intervention to Improve Older Adult Patient Ambulation – Supplement.

Dr. Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi Awarded Grant from National Institute of Aging

Dr. Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi (site principal investigator) and Dr. Whitney Wharton (principal investigator, Emory University, School of Nursing) were awarded an R24 grant to support the study Building Community and Research Engagement among Sexual and Gender …

Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff Awarded a Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative Grant

Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, was awarded a Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative grant to support the study Stress and Resilience in Dementia: Social-biological Dimensions of Alzheimer’s Risk and Resilience Across Diverse Communities. The grant is funded by …