Webinar: Health Services and Behavioral Research Seminar – “Dementia Interventions: Where are we and where do we need to go?”
April 20, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
“Dementia Interventions: Where are we and where do we need to go?” will be presented by Marie Boltz, PhD, RN, FAAN.
Dr. Boltz is the Elouise Ross Eberly and Robert Eberly chair and professor at Penn State College of Nursing. She is a geriatric nurse practitioner with extensive, cross-setting clinical and administrative experience. She has also taught at all university levels (undergraduate, master’s, DNP, PhD). Dr. Boltz’s areas of research include cross-setting interventions to promote functional health in older adults, the efficacy of informal and formal carers, and translational dementia research, funded by NIH and multiple foundations. Her expertise and commitment to gerontology have yielded numerous publications, national and international presentations, and invitations to serve on national and international research review panels, mentorship teams and interdisciplinary research projects. Dr. Boltz’s scholarship has been recognized with writing awards, teaching awards, and research awards, including the 2020 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award, awarded by the Gerontological Society of America. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the Gerontological Society of America.
Participants may also join by calling 929-205-6099, meeting ID 981 1205 1156. If prompted, enter passcode 070946.