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Florida: University of Florida to Host Livestream Lecture on Dementia Interventions

Dr. Vincent Mor will present “Designing and Disseminating the Next Generation of Interventions for Persons with Dementia” on Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern as part of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 32nd Annual Research Day. The talk is available to view via livestream.

Dr. Mor is the Florence Pirce Grant Professor of Medical Science in the department of health services, policy and practice at Brown University School of Public Health. He is the director of the Research Career Training Program Core at the Center on Health Services Training and Research, and the Center for Long Term Care Innovation and Quality. Dr. Mor is a research health scientist at the Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center and a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Mor has been principal investigator of more than National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded grants focusing on the use of health services and the outcomes frail and chronically ill persons experience. He has evaluated the impact of programs and policies in aging and long-term care including Medicare funding of hospice, changes in Medicare nursing home payment and the introduction of quality measures. He was one of the authors of the congressionally mandated Minimum Data Set (MDS) for Nursing Home Resident Assessment and the architect of an integrated Medicare claims and clinical assessment data used for policy analysis, pharmaco-epidemiology and population outcome measurement.