Palliative Care Research Program for Older Adults at IFAR ranks among the top 10 percent of long-term palliative care research programs around the world. Major research projects are outlined below.
NIH UH2/UH3 1UH2AT008507
7/1/14 – 6/30/19
Title: PROVEN: Pragmatic trial Of Video Education in Nursing homes
Goal: This is a large pragmatic cluster randomized trial in 400 nursing homes testing the effectiveness of a video decision support intervention to improve advance care planning.
Title: Mid-Career Investigator Award for Patient Oriented Research in Aging
Goal: Supports Dr. Mitchell’s mentoring activities and research program
NIH 2R37AG032982* Merit Award
Title: Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Use in Nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease and other Dementias (TRAIN-AD)
Goal: Improve infection management among nursing home residents with advanced dementia.