• Ginsberg Aging Research Fund 2023 Awardees

    2023 Ginsberg Aging Research Fund Awardees:


    Awardee: Khushi T. Patel 

    Title of the Project: Quality of care and experience for kidney dialysis patients in Puerto Rico, before and after Hurricane Maria

    Mentor: Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez


    Awardee: Erum Choudry

    Title of the Project: The rising rates of opioid use disorder (OUD) among older adults is a significant public health concern

    Mentor: Patience Moyo


  • 66 percent of nursing home residents given antibiotics during stays, researchers report

    66 percent of nursing home residents given antibiotics during stays, researchers report

    Two-thirds of nursing home residents in the United States are given antibiotics during their facility stays, a long-term study of Medicare Part D data has found.

  • Ginsberg Aging Research Fund

    The Irwin E. Ginsberg P’84 Aging Research Fund was established as a part of Brown University’s permanent endowment. This Fund supports Brown University medical or public health student projects (1) related to aging and (2) mentored by faculty affiliated with the Brown University School of Public Health’s Center for Gerontology & Healthcare Research or Center for Long-Term Care Quality & Innovation.

    During this internship, applicants will:

  • Nursing home staff

    Nursing home night staff had lower rates of COVID-19 testing, vaccination than day shift

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, regular testing and vaccinations of nursing home staff have been critical strategies for containing virus outbreaks in nursing homes.

  • Vincent Mor named veteran 2023 McKnight’s Pinnacle Award winner.

    Out of many impressive nominations, McKnight’s selected an elite class of industry
    professionals to be inducted into the inaugural 2023 Pinnacle Awards class, including
    Vincent Mor, Professor Of Health Services, Policy, & Practice.

    McKnight’s first-ever Pinnacle Awards honors industry veterans who have set
    standards, driven change, and provided guidance and inspiration to peers and the
    senior care, skilled nursing, or the home care sector at large.