Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Care in Aging. As of Feb 1, Distinguished Prof & Dean, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
Dr. Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, is an applied research sociologist, and the Isabel Hampton Robb Distinguished Professor in the Department of Community Public Health at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Gitlin is also the Director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging. As of February 1, 2018, she will become Distinguished Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University. She is nationally and internationally recognized in the areas of nonpharmacologic approaches in dementia care, family caregiving, functional disability and aging in place.
Staying Engaged: A Prescription for Health and Well-being for People Living with Dementia
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