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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
Judith P. Sweeney, BS, Program Coordinator

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

Upcoming CIPG Workshops

Workshop 1: Fundamental Concepts in Age-Related Changes and Wellness - 9/15/2014

Workshop 2: Assessing Geriatric Assessment: Why It Takes a Team to Do a Good Job - 11/3/2014

 

 

Alzheimer's Disease Training

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

Dual Diagnosis, Alzheimer's Disease and Down Syndrome

 

T.E.A.M. (Training Employees for Alzheimer's Management)

 

Getting Started

 

Brian R. Ott, M.D. Research Symposium

 

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