Julia Rose, PhD, MA, Awarded $2 Million for a National Center to Support Evaluation in Geriatrics Education

By | November 8, 2004

Julia Hannum Rose, PhD, MA, Associate Professor of Medicine and Bioethics and Co-Director of the Program for Research on Aging, and her Co-Investigators Diana Gurley, PhD, and Patrick Murray, MD, have been awarded a $2 million, 5-year contract by HRSA to establish a National Technical Assistance Center (NTAC) for geriatric education programs. The central office will be housed at Case in the Center for Health Care Research and Policy, with regional offices at UCLA and the New Jersey College of Osteopathic Medicine. The NTAC will provide support for education evaluation and research to 47 Geriatric Education Centers throughout the country. These centers offer training in geriatric medicine to students, faculty and practitioners across the full range of health professions, including physicians and nurses, social workers, allied health professionals, psychologists, health administrators, and first responders. It will provide online resources and access to individuals throughout the country with expertise in research, policy, health disparities, and education, and will offer two training seminars each year to coincide with national conferences.