Dr. Cornelia Beck will deliver the first of three 2015
NINR Director’s Lectures. She will present “From
Alzheimer’s Interventions to Translational Science”
on Thursday, Mar. 5 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Lipsett
Amphitheater, Bldg. 10.
Since 1984, Beck has researched strategies to improve
best practices in long-term care settings and non-drug
interventions to alleviate problem behavior and promote
functional performance in persons with dementia.
Her accomplishments include receiving national
awards, participating on numerous advisory councils, writing over 200 publications
and extensive lecturing throughout the world.
Beck is a professor in the geriatrics department and an adjunct professor of
psychiatry and behavioral sciences and nursing at the University of Arkansas
for Medical Sciences. She holds the Louise Hearne chair in dementia & longterm
care. She is co-director of the UAMS Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing
Excellence and is co-principal investigator for the UAMS Center for Clinical
and Translational Research.
The NINR Director’s Lecture Series is designed to bring the nation’s top nurse
scientists to campus to share their work and interests with a trans-disciplinary
audience. For details, visit www.ninr.nih.gov/directorslecture/.