Primary title:Elouise Ross Eberly and Robert Eberly Endowed Chair and Professor
Primary Institution:Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing
Elouise Ross Eberly and Robert Eberly Endowed Chair and Professor, Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing
Associate Director, Pennsylvania State University Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence
Bio:Marie Boltz, PhD, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN is the Elouise Ross Eberly and Robert Eberly endowed chair and professor at Penn State College of Nursing, and is the Associate Director of the Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence. Dr. Boltz’s areas of research focus on dementia dyadic interventions and models of care that support functional recovery and caregiver coping/efficacy during hospitalization and post-acute periods. Her work includes the development and evaluation of tools and resources that support organizational readiness for evidence-based care across settings, and approaches to implementation that engage care recipients, families, clinicians, and administrators. Dr. Boltz’s research interests include: interventions to promote functional health and cognition in older adults, caregiving efficacy and coping with dementia and delirium, complex aging-related care issues, translational and health services research. A certified geriatric nurse practitioner, she has extensive clinical and administrative experience across care settings and serves as a quality of care consultant for government and regulatory agencies.