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Friday, March 23 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
FR9 | Breaking Science: Presentations from Leading Researchers in PA/LTC Medicine

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The session will highlight the latest scientific evidence through a series of brief oral presentations from leading researchers in the field of PA/LTC medicine. 10 minute oral presentations will be followed by a 5 minute dialogue between the audience and speakers.

Presentations:
Development and Evaluation of a Clinical Practice Guideline to Improve Antibiotic Stewardship in a PA/LTC Care Setting
Nadia Khan

Innovative Approaches to LTSS Rebalancing: Perspectives from Medicaid Administrators, Service Agencies, and Patient Advocates
Virginia Kotzias, MPP

Effects of a Story-Sharing Intervention on Depression and Well-Being in Older Adults Transitioning to Long-Term Care
Gail Sullivan, PhD, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN

Measuring Team Effectiveness in the Veterans Health Administration’s Home-Based Primary Care Program
Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD

Learning Objectives:
(1) Describe recent research studies conducted in the PA/LTC settings.
(2) Disseminate research results and conclusions with peers in the PA/LTC field.
(3) Direct clarifying questions to researchers about studies performed in PA/LTC settings.

Moderators
avatar for Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD

Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD

Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of the Specialty Hospital Programs of the Johns Hopkins... Read More →
avatar for Julie Gammack, MD, CMD

Julie Gammack, MD, CMD

Julie Gammack, MD, CMD, is a Professor of Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. She is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, past Program Director for the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, and a Medical Director at a teaching nursing home. She is a member... Read More →
avatar for Philip Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, is the Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine and co-director of the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jointly... Read More →
avatar for George Wang, MD, PhD, CMD

George Wang, MD, PhD, CMD

George Wang, MD, PhD, CMD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Aging at Columbia University, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University, a former recipient of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Gail Sullivan, PhD, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN

Gail Sullivan, PhD, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN

Gail Sullivan, PhD, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN, began her nursing career in 1983 when she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the College of Mt. St. Vincent in New York City. Her expertise includes an extensive history of nursing practice that extends over a thirty year period. As... Read More →
avatar for Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD

Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD

Suzanne Gillespie MD, RD, CMD, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics/Aging and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and... Read More →
avatar for Nadia Khan, RN, MPH

Nadia Khan, RN, MPH

Nadia Khan, RN, MPH, has practiced as a critical care registered nurse in a variety of settings. She has also served as a public health practitioner focusing on social epidemiology, community-based participatory research, and program evaluation for community health programs. Currently... Read More →
avatar for Virginia Kotzias, MPP

Virginia Kotzias, MPP

Ginny Kotzias, BA, BS, MPP, is a Health Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation. Her primary research interest is public health program design, implementation, and outcomes, with a special focus on LTSS and HCBS programs. Ms. Kotzias previously worked for the State of Maryland in their... Read More →


Friday March 23, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
San Antonio 4-6