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YSPH Dean's Lecture and Program on Aging Seminar: "Changing the Paradigm in Dementia: The Role of Non-pharmacological Strategies for Supporting a 'Good Life'"

Dr. Laura N. Gitlin, an applied research sociologist, is the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University. Gitlin is nationally and internationally recognized for her research on developing, evaluating and implementing novel home and community-based interventions that improve quality of life of persons with dementia and their family caregivers, enhance daily function of older adults with disability, and address mental health disparities. She is a well-funded researcher, having received continuous research and training grants from federal agencies and private foundations for over 35 years.


  • Drexel University

    Laura N. Gitlin, PhD
    Dean, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Distinguished University Professor



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Oct 20183Wednesday