The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a 5-year, $5.5 million grant to create the Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network (LeaRRn), a national resource network to advance stakeholder-partnered, rehabilitation learning health systems (LHS) research to improve quality of care, demonstrate value, and enhance patient and system outcomes. LeaRRN’s Principal Investigator is, Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University and Research Career Scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center.
The Mather Institute has awarded a 2020 bronze award to Clara Berridge (Author) and Julie Lima, Margot Schwartz, Christine Bishop and Susan Miller (co-authors) for their publication funded through the NIA culture change grant. The title of their publication is "Leadership, Staff Empowerment, and the Retention of Nursing Assistants: Findings From a Survey of U.S.
Our colleague,Andrew Zullo, PharmD, ScM, PhD, is a recipient of the AGS Health in Aging Foundation New Investigator Award. He is one of the four outstanding individuals recognized for their work. Andrew's research focuses on improving medication use for older adults, especially those receiving post-acute care or residing in long-term care settings. Additionally, he practices as a geriatric pharmacist and leads the non-experimental research activities for the Department of Pharmacy at Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island. Dr.
The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research, is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of Kali Thomas, MA, PhD, with the inaugural Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research.