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HIGN receives grant to develop long-term care nursing workforce in New York

November 02, 2023
HIGN, a leader in advancing age-sensitive and equitable care for older adults and the geriatric arm of NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has received a $500,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to develop the ArchCare Nurse…

NYU Meyers receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2023 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

October 30, 2023
NYU Meyers received the 2023 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual Health…
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NYU Meyers and Rutgers receive $4.2 million to develop Resource Center for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research in Asian and Pacific Americans

October 02, 2023
 NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing is collaborating with the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research to develop the Resource Center for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research in Asian and Pacific Americans (RCASIA), funded by…
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Prof. Ab Brody collaborates on two major NIA-funded grants

September 27, 2023
 Ab Brody, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Mathy Mezey Professor of Geriatric Nursing and associate director at HIGN at NYU Meyers, is a principal investigator on two new grants funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health…
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Managing your aging parents’ health? There’s an app for that

September 14, 2023
NYU Meyers’ Tina Sadarangani created a tool to track health and improve communication between caregivers and health providers for older adultsA social worker who works in aging services, Lugo often sees this intergenerational dynamic play out. But…
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Prof. Jasmine Travers awarded NIH grant to study PPP loans, nursing home staffing, and resident outcomes

August 17, 2023
 Jasmine Travers, PhD, RN, assistant professor at NYU Meyers, has received a grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the effect of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) on nursing home staffing patterns and outcomes of residents with…
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When facing language barriers, having the same home health nurse improves outcomes

August 10, 2023
 After a hospitalization, home health care enables patients to recover where they feel most comfortable: in their own home. Nurses visit patients there to provide care with the goal of keeping them at home, given that hospital readmissions cost the…
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COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program loans boosted nursing home staffing, study finds

July 28, 2023
 The COVID-19 pandemic magnified long-standing problems within nursing homes, including staffing shortages. However, a new study published in JAMA Network Open reveals that the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was effective in…
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NYU Meyers joins NIH-funded multisite study of Alzheimer’s disease in Asian Americans

July 11, 2023
 NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing is one of 16 academic institutions collaborating with Asian American community organizations across the U.S. and Canada on the Asian Cohort for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACAD) study, funded by a $40.6 million grant…

Nursing homes serving Black residents have greater hospitalizations, emergency department visits

June 15, 2023
Nursing homes with the highest proportion of Black residents have the greatest number of hospitalizations and emergency department visits, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Staffing levels likely…