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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island



Faculty and Staff

RIGEC Faculty

Phillip G. Clark, ScD
Director, Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center and URI Program in Gerontology; Professor, Human Development and Family Studies

Patricia Burbank, DNSc, RN
Professor and Coordinator, CNS in Gerontology, URI College of Nursing

Alicia Curtin, PhD, GNP-BC
Associate Professor, URI College of Nursing; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Memorial Hospital of RI

Erica Estus, PharmD, CGP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, URI College of Pharmacy; Clinical Practice Sites: St. Elizabeth Home, Omnicare of RI, South Bay Manor

E. Belle Evans, PhD, MSW, MPH, MEd, BSN
Professor, MSW Program, Rhode Island College School of Social Work

Janice Hulme, PT, MS, DHSc, CEEAA
Associate Clinical Professor, URI Physical Therapy Department

Anne L. Hume, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, URI College of Pharmacy; Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Affiliate Medical Staff, Memorial Hospital of RI

Diane C. Martins, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, URI College of Nursing

Norma Owens, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, URI College of Pharmacy; Geriatric Clinical Pharmacy Consultant, Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Cynthia Padula, PhD, RN
Professor and Director of the Master's Program in Nursing, Rhode Island College

David Reilly, Esq.
Attorney in private practice

Kim Rickler, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Teaching Associate, Department of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Memorial Hospital of RI

Mark Schwager, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs, PACE Organization of Rhode Island

Tom Sheeran, PhD, ME
Research & Clinical Psychologist, Rhode Island Hospital; Assistant Professor (Research) Alpert Medical School of Brown University

John Stoukides, MD, RPh
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Roger Williams Medical Center; Clinical Associate Professor, URI College of Nursing; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, Boston University

Program Evaluators
Rachel Filinson, PhD, Professor, Sociology Department, Rhode Island College
Cynthia Willey, PhD, Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology, URI College of Pharmacy

RIGEC Staff
JoAnn Evans, MA, Associate Director
Judith P. Sweeney, BS, Program Coordinator

Faith Sands, MS, Project Manager, Supplemental Education on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD)

CIPG Workshops and Faculty Development Programs

The 2014-2015 CIPG workshop series will begin in September. Stay tuned for more details.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 RIGEC Faculty Fellows Program.

 

Alzheimer's Disease Training

Offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association of RI.

 

Stay tuned for a additional programs this year!

 

View RI's State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias