Building the nation’s capacity to conduct pragmatic clinical trials embedded within healthcare systems for people living with dementia and their caregivers
McCreedy, Ellen – PhD, MPH
Name:McCreedy, Ellen – PhD, MPH
Executive Committee, Technical & Data Core (TDC)
Primary title:Assistant Professor
Primary Institution:Brown University School of Public Health
Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Public Health
Bio:Ellen McCreedy, PhD, MPH is interested in improving the quality of life for people living with advanced dementia. Her research goals are to reduce the amount of futile and burdensome care received at the end of life; and to provide comfort, meaning, and moments of joy to people living with dementia and their families. Professor McCreedy received her MPH in Global Health from the University of South Florida, her PhD in Health Services Research from the University of Minnesota, and recently completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Brown University, Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research. Dr. McCreedy is directing a pragmatic trial of a personalized music intervention to reduce agitation and isolation in nursing home residents living with dementia.