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

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  • 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
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  • Mobile Geriatric Education Unit
  • Quick Reference guide for providers on mental health resources for Veterans
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  • Home safety assessments through telehealth  
  • Improving the care of Veterans with dementia
  • Improving the care of patients with delirium
  • Client-centered approach to improve medication adherence
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Evaluation of Tailored Falls Education on Older Adults' Behavior Following Hospitalization Am J GeriatrSoc https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31265139/

Lower Extremity Muscle Strength and Force Variability in Persons With Parkinson Disease J Neurol Phys Ther https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30531387/

Multispecialty Opioid Risk Reduction Program Targeting Chronic Pain and Addiction Management in Veterans Fed Pract https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31571808/

A commentary on methodological issues in stroke caregiver research: lessons learned from three RESCUE intervention studies Top Stroke Rehabil https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31038012/

Clock gene expression is altered in veterans with sleep apnea Physiol Genomics https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30657733/

Gainesville GRECC

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

Phone 352-548-6077

Affiliation

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
Ruth.Franklin@va.gov