Posted by Tully Taylor on 2011-07-11

Eva Hardy, assistant professor of nursing in Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, will participate in the 2011-12 class of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Geriatric Education Center’s Faculty Scholars Program.

            Through various activities, the Geriatric Education Center (GEC) promotes a higher quality of life for older adults. GEC is a branch of the Center for Aging at UAB.

             Throughout the Faculty Scholars Program, Hardy will participate in training and retraining programs with themes focused on geriatrics. The program’s focal points will be enhancing care in advanced illness, frailty, care coordination, symptom management and medication management.

            Hardy has been a Samford nursing faculty member since 2008.  This year’s Faculty Scholars Program includes faculty from nine universities in the fields of nursing, medicine, dentistry, optometry, social work, physical therapy, psychology and physiology/biophysics.

 

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.