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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

Multi Million dollar funding for falls prevention

October 7, 2014

Otago Exercise Program to be part of Multi-million dollar effort to Prevent Falls The Otago Exercise Program, a fall prevention program delivered by physical therapists, is one of several evidence-based programs being promoted across 18 states as part of three major national funding initiatives through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Administration for Community … Continued

NC Medical Journal features CGEC work

September 26, 2014

The most recent issue of the NC Medical Journal highlights the NC Falls Prevention Coalition and the Otago Online Training Course.

CGEC experts speak at NCOA webinar

September 9, 2014

Tiffany Shubert PT PhD and Ellen Schneider MBA joined a team of national experts to improve how communities implement Falls Prevention Programs and reaching new audiences last month.