My research focuses on geropsychiatric nursing. Areas of interest include substance abuse and depression in older adults, as well as dementia care.
Currently, I am working on a funded study to understand prescription psychotherapeutic drug use in older adults. In addition, I conduct research in family caregivers of people with cognitive impairments. I am working on a funded study to understand medication management and psychosocial and physical well-being in family caregivers of people with dementia.