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Welcome to the Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence at OHSU
In order to meet the complex health care needs of a growing older adult population in Oregon and across the Pacific Northwest, we at the Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence have over sixteen years of accomplishments toward meeting the our goal to increase the geriatric expertise of providers, faculty and students put forth by the John A. Hartford Foundation.
Hartford Center Awards Three Hearst Foundations Scholarships
The Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence at OHSU is proud to announce three new recipients of The Hearst Foundations' Endowed Scholarship for AY 2017-18. Please join us in congratulating Capella Crowfoot Lapham who is in the Family Nurse Practitioner DNP program and Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner DNP students, Callie Sockler and Christine Lasich. Through their DNP clinical residencies and quality improvement projects they feel confident they can influence practice and policy environments that affect the health and/or health care of older adults.
The Hartford Center is honored to steward the Hearst Endowed Scholarship. Since 2002, $331,680 has been awarded in scholarships to 58 graduate students preparing to become advanced practice nurses in the field of geriatrics.
Archbold Scholar Completes PhD
We are very pleased to announce that Daniel Mick, BSN, RN, and now PhD, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on April 20, 2017. His thesis titled, "Sarcopenic obesity in older female cancer survivors and the association with poor physical function", may inform health care outcomes for the many older women who survive cancer. His dissertation committee was composed of Kerri Winter-Stone (Chair), Lillian Nail, Nathan Dieckmann, and Lisa Wood.
The last of twenty Patricia G. Archbold Scholars at our School's Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence, Daniel has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Nursing at Heritage University in Washington State, where one of his responsibilities will be integrating more gerontology into the curriculum.