Dr. Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN and Dr. Diane Farsetta, PhD, Co- Project Leads, were awarded a two-year contract for the project Engaging Older Adults as Advisors to Improve Health Research and Address Disparities.
School of Nursing faculty discuss the broad reach of ageism, from health research to care provision, to health policy and funding decisions, to the dearth of providers specializing in older adult care.
Assoc. Professor Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN, discusses her path as a nurse researcher, the significance of her work on aging and the care of older adults, and the School’s collaborative research environment.
The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research, recognized the outstanding contributions of Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, with the 2021 Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research.
The pandemic has multiplied the challenges for long-term care. The research of Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN, Asst. Professor, School of Nursing, sheds light on those challenges and strategies that long-term care staff have employed to combat social isolation.
Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff was awarded a grant to support the study Stressors, allostatic load, and ADRD disparity: Addressing COVID-19 impact.
Listen to a WORT podcast with Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean for research in the School of Nursing. The discussion covers nursing homes, the services they provide, and the reasons for their vulnerability when COVID first hit.
Searching for clues in electronic health records could steer dementia patients to better treatment and follow-up examinations — especially patients from minority groups that tend to be less likely to receive specialized care.
A new toolkit from the School of Nursing prepares professionals, like pharmacists, as well as family members and other front-line staff to face and handle situations involving dementia patients.
Dr. Barbara J. Bowers and her team aim to reduce staff attrition and elevate practice perceptions with Geri-Res, an online long-term care nurse residency program.