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McCormack Alumna Gerontology Natalie Leland Receives $4.7M Contract for Dementia Care Research


this post originally appeared on the Gerontology Institute Blog

Natalie Leland headshotA research team led by UMass Boston Gerontology alumna Natalie Leland, PhD has received a $4.7 million contract to compare the effectiveness of two care delivery models for nursing home residents living with dementia.

The contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will fund a five-year study comparing care models at 80 nursing homes in 10 geographic regions across the United States. More than 700,000 Americans residing in nursing homes live with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Read more.

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