Laura Block was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) grant to support the study Characterizing Alzheimers Disease and Serious Mental Illness Co-Occurrence Among Nursing Home Residents and Relationship to Symptomatology and Care Practices. The study is funded by the National Institute on Aging. The primary research aim is to examine comorbid Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and serious mental illness in nursing home residents. The mentor team includes Dr. Tonya Roberts, Dr. Donovan Maust (Dept of Psychiatry, University of Michigan), Dr. Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi (SMPH), and Dr. Barbara Bowers. Dr. Roger Brown is a collaborator on the project. The total award costs are $96,817. Congratulations to Laura Block!
This post was authored by Nicci Schmidt on 12/13/2022.