Gainesville GRECC - Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
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Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)


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Gainesville GRECC

research foci heading
  • Healthcare Safety and Quality
  • Caregiver Health
  • High-Value Care
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  • Fall prevention in hospital and home
  • Stroke caregiver support
  • Culturally competent caregiver support
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Strategies for addressing unnecessary testing or interventions
education heading
  • Mobile Geriatric Education Unit
  • Quick Reference guide for providers on mental health resources for Veterans
clinical heading
  • Incorporating the Age-Friendly Health Systems program into the VA post-acute Community Living Center
  • Optimizing nutritional care for hospitalized Veterans
  • Development of culturally relevant and age-appropriate caregiver education training in collaboration with VA Caregiver Support System
  • Simulation education in dementia for associated health providers
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Evaluation of Tailored Falls Education on Older Adults' Behavior Following Hospitalization Am J GeriatrSoc

Renal repercussions of medications. Prim Care

A commentary on methodological issues in stroke caregiver research: lessons learned from three RESCUE intervention studies Top Stroke Rehabil

Prevalence and correlates of sleep apnea among US Veterans with chronic kidney disease. J Sleep Res

Sensory Environments for Behavioral Health in Dementia: Diffusion of an Environmental Innovation at the Veterans Health Administration

Gainesville GRECC

Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
1601 SW Archer Rd.
Gainesville, FL 32601

Phone 352-548-6077


University of Florida

GRECC Director

Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS

Associate Director, Research

Connie Uphold PhD, ARNP, FAAN

Associate Director, Education and Evaluation

Carmen Fernandez, PsyD

Associate Director, Clinical

Rebecca Beyth, MD, MSc

Administrative Officer

Ruth Franklin