Teaching & Research
Teaching & Research
Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation maintains an on-site clinical and health services research and grants center, specifically for the study of emerging issues of aging.
In an environment encompassing thousands of adult patients annually, 527 long term and sub-acute care beds, a wide range of community health care services, including home health care and hospice programs, and an on-site pharmacy, the Nerken Center offers the optimal setting for conducting research that will foster advances in basic science and methods of patient and resident care. These studies are primarily supported through grant funding of investigator-initiated research and pharmaceutical-sponsored clinical trials. View some recent research papers.
The research team at Parker possesses a broad range of experience in diverse clinical settings. The team includes:
The Nerken Center is engaged in a broad range of clinical and health services research investigations:
If you are interested in enrolling in a research study, click here to learn more.
The Nerken Center for Research and Grants
For further information, contact:
Lorraine Breuer, VP, Research and Grants
Andreoli, N.A., Gordon, A., Williams, S. & Breuer, L. (2010) Midnight snack program: Nighttime difficult behaviors in dementia patients. Presented at the Aging in American Conference, March 15-19, Chicago, IL.
Rosenblut, M.N. (2010) Culture change: Customer responsiveness. Presented at Association of Jewish Aging Service’s Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Rosenblut, M.N. & Foley, C.J. (2010) Transitional care: Assuring successful resident transitions. Presented at CMS Stakeholders Conference, New York, NY.
Rosenblut, M.N, Williams, S., Sackman, J. & Phillips, M. (2010) Using the Hatch Tool to empower elders and staff in a large urban facility. Presented at Pioneer Network Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
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