Friday, October 30, 2015

Former INQRI Grantee Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Marita Titler, a professor and chair of the Department of Systems, Populations, and Leadership at the University of Michigan, School of Nursing, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.

Titler’s work focuses on improving care for older adults in areas such as pain management, cancer care, heart failure, and fall prevention. Her INQRI-funded research with Gary Rosenthal investigated links between level of professional nursing practice and adoption of evidence-base practices, fall prevalence, and injury from falls. The study was titled: “Impact of System-Centered Factors, and Processes of Nursing Care on Fall Prevalence and Injuries from Falls.

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