• Best Paper Overall Health Services Research Association AU.NZ

    The Health Services Research Association AU.NZ (HSRAANZ)  announced the 2020 award winners.  Professor Amal Trivedi is the recipient for the best paper overall.  The title of the paper is, "Copayment Incentive Increased Medication Use And Reduced Spending Among Indigenous Australians After 2010." Authors are: Trivedi AN, and Kelaher M. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Feb;39(2):289-296.   This paper used a quasi-experimental difference-in-differences design to evaluate the consequences of Australia’s Closing the Gap Copayment policy.

  • Brown University Receives Grant to Develop Adverse Events Monitoring System for Nursing Home Populations Following COVID-19 Vaccination

    On November 30, 2020, the National Institute on Aging (NIA) has awarded a supplemental grant to Brown University School of Public Health to design an adverse event monitoring system to identify adverse health impacts after receipt of COVID-19 vaccination by elderly nursing home residents. While there are currently four vaccines in Phase 3 trials in the US, the vaccine trials have rarely included frail, aged subjects with multiple morbidities. For these reasons, and because there is considerab

  • Best Resident/Fellow Poster Award from ACCP

    American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) is pleased to recognize the outstanding projects that were presented as part of the Annual Meeting Best Resident or Fellow Poster competition. This year's winner is Matthew Duprey, PhD, postdoctoral research associate here at the Center for Gerontology.  

  • Best Early Career Poster in Geriatric Rehabilitation

    Emily Evans, PhD, PT, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, was awarded the Best Early Career Poster in Geriatric Rehabilitation Award this year at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine annual conference.

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    COVID 19 Supplemental Award

    Congratulations to Ellen McCreedy, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Health Services Policy & Practice for receiving an NIA COVID 19 Supplemental Awards to test the ‘Effect of a COVID - Specific Advance Care Planning Intervention on Documentation of Advance Directives and Goals of Care’.  Read more.