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Vol. LXVII, No. 5
February 27, 2015
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Beck To Give NINR Director’s Lecture, Mar. 5

Dr. Cornelia Beck

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/.


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