Anna Beeber

Beeber_tnDr. Beeber has been funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Pre and Post-doctoral Programs, NINR, AHRQ, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Institutional K12 Program (BIRCWH) to conduct various projects improving the quality of care in long-term care settings, including the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, nursing homes, and residential care/assisted living. Dr. Beeber is currently working with her interdisciplinary colleagues on several projects, including a quality improvement program to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in long-term care settings (AHRQ), an intervention to help family caregivers of older adults with Alzheimer’s Disease manage medical illnesses (NINR R01), and a national study of nurse and direct care worker staffing, service availability, and resident outcomes in residential care/assisted living (Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholars Program). Her current interests include the LPN workforce in long-term care and projects aimed at improving the quality of care in long-term care settings. Dr. Beeber is currently accepting students (of all levels), and post-doctoral fellows interested in gerontological nursing and long-term care research.