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Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

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Gainesville GRECC

Gainesville GRECC

Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
1601 SW Archer Rd.
Gainesville, FL 32608

Phone 352-548-6077

GRECC Director

Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS

Associate Director, Research

Connie Uphold PhD, ARNP, FAAN

Associate Director, Clinical

Laurence Solberg, MD, AGSF

Associate Director, Education and Evaluation

Carmen Fernandez, PsyD

Administrative Officer

Corey Fields, MHA

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  • Healthcare Quality
  • Patient Safety
  • Caregiver Support Services
  • Age-Friendly Healthcare
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  • Fall prevention in hospital and home
  • Support for caregivers of Veterans with stroke and lower limb loss
  • Perioperative geriatrics care
  • Strategies for addressing unnecessary testing or intervention
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  • Incorporating the Age-Friendly Health Systems program into VA acute care and post-acute care environments
  • Optimizing nutritional care for hospitalized Veterans
  • Development, evaluation, and promotion of culturally relevant and age-appropriate caregiver education and interventions
  • Virtual Reality Simulated Delirium Environment (VRSDE) – education product for VA clinicians
  • Perioperative geriatrics care
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