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T3 Train The Trainer Faculty Development Program

November 11, 2016

T3 Train-the-Trainer (T3) Faculty Development Program will develop interprofessional teams’ ability to promote and facilitate collaborative leadership, IPE, and interprofessional collaborative practice (ICP). The Center for ASPIRE researches and supports the development, implementation and evaluation of educational and clinical programs that train students, faculty and clinicians to deliver safe, high-quality team-based patient care.

UNC Geriatrics Specialty Clinic Represented at SAS Eldercare Fair

November 11, 2016

  CGWEP staff member Melissa Raschke spends time consulting with SAS staff and family members at the Eldercare Fair. The Eldercare Fair at SAS held an event showcasing regional geriatric resources for caregivers and older adults in the community. Some of the vendors featured included: Orange County Department of Aging, Triangle Mobile Dentistry, and Alzheimer’s … Continued

CGEC Presents at MHSUA Conference

November 11, 2016

CGEC Staff Member Ellen Schneider Presents at the annual MHSUA conference at Wake Forest University Conference Summary Mental Health, Substance Use & Aging Conference is organized by Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and would be held on Oct 25, 2016 at Wake Forest University Bridger Field House, Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States of … Continued

CGEC Attends NC State Fair

November 8, 2016

CGEC Staff Member Melissa Raschke distributes educational brochures to NC’s elderly residents. CGEC Staff interact with the geriatric community. The North Carolina Falls Prevention Coalition staffed a booth at the NC State Fair last month to distribute information to seniors on falls risk and what they can do to prevent falls. “Senior Day” was a … Continued

Tiffany Shubert Contributes to Published SGS Article

November 8, 2016

  Journal of Applied Gerontology Cover UNC CGEC Staff Member and Research Scientist Tiffany Shubert, PhD, PT contributed to an article that was recently published in the Southern Gerontological Society’s Journal of Applied Gerontology, titled: Disseminating the OTAGO Exercise Program in the United States: Perceived and Actual Physical Performance Improvements From Participants. Article Abstract: “The … Continued

CGWEP reaches the west coast

April 14, 2016

Flyer announcing falls event in California Because of the incredible networking of CGWEP staff The Otago Exercise Program is being featured at the 16th Annual California Senior Injury Prevention Educational Forum.

CGWEP staff speak on falls in Virginia

April 14, 2016

CGWEP Dissemination Leader, Ellen Schneider was a featured speaker at the LewisGale and Carilion sponsored fall prevention conference at the Holiday Inn on Ordway Drive in Roanoke. A link to local news coverage of the event is found here. In the United States, approximately 2.5 million older adults are treated annually in emergency departments for … Continued

Expanding the School of Medicine Across the State

March 14, 2016

The UNC School of Medicine serves North Carolinians in all 100 counties of the state, reaching rural communities and underserved populations. And that task is only getting bigger as our population continues to grow. That is why we are taking steps to address this challenge, including expanding our School of Medicine to Wilmington, North Carolina. … Continued