Join us for our a Virtual Membership Meeting!
From the comfort of your couch, network with fellow COGS Members for the first 30 minutes of our event. Our speaker will begin at 9 a.m. with an opportunity for Q&A after the presentation. We will begin promptly at 8:30 to maximize the networking portion.
For security purposes, registration is REQUIRED. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to access our event via Zoom.
Speaker: Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP - Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing
Topic: Depression, Anxiety, Suicide Risk in Older Adults
About Our Speaker:
Elizabeth Galik is a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She received a BSN from the University of Pennsylvania, an MSN from Villanova University, a post-master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD from the University of Maryland. Her research interest is in developing and testing interventions to improve functional performance, physical activity, and quality of life among older adults with dementia. Dr. Galik practices clinically as a nurse practitioner in community and long-term care settings and focuses on the medical and neuropsychiatric care of individuals with dementia. In addition to her research, she also teaches in the adult and geriatric nurse practitioner program. Dr. Galik was awarded a John A. Hartford Foundation pre-doctoral fellowship, and has received extramural research funding from the Alzheimer's Association, Foundation of the American Medical Directors’ Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a Board Member of the Maryland Gerontological Association, and the President Elect for the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. Her memberships include Sigma Theta Tau International, Phi Kappa Phi, Southern Nursing Research Society, Gerontological Association of America, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.