We offer a variety of research opportunities for undergraduate
and graduate students interested in exploring research and
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.