June 16, 2014
Kelley Strout, Ph.D., R.N., assistant professor in the Department of Nursing, Westbrook College of Health Professions, was accepted, along with a group of 20 interprofessional geriatric scientists from across the world, into Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging Summer Research Institute, which was held June 11-13, 2014. Strout was one of four attendees at the summer research institute who received John A. Hartford Fellowships to support their attendance.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging is an interprofessional center that aims to develop, advance, and support the well-being of older adults. The center uses novel approaches to enhance the yield of programs, policies, practices, and tools to help diverse older adults and their family members remain healthy, independent, and living the in community.
The mission of the John A. Hartford Foundation is to improve the health of older adults living in the United States. Hartford provides funding in five areas: interprofessional leadership in action, linking education and practice, developing and disseminating models of care, tools and measures for quality care, and public policy and communications.