NJ ACTS Special Populations Seminar: Dr. Julie Robison

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Join us on Tuesday, April 30, at 1 pm ET for a presentation of the NJ ACTS Special Populations Core 2024 Seminar Series – Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Hospice Use Among Medicaid-Only and Dual Eligible Decedents with Julie Robison, PhD.

This presentation will present findings from a study, published in JAMA Health Forum December 2023, that explores hospice use in Connecticut’s Medicaid program by comparing hospice use and hospice length of stay by gender, race and ethnicity among Medicaid-only individuals and those with dual eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid who died between 2017 and 2020.

Dr. Julie Robison, a gerontologist and health services researcher, is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health Science in the Center on Aging at the University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Medicine. She is the director of two research cores at the UConn Center on Aging: the Evaluation and Population Assessment Core and the Recruitment and Community Engagement Core. Dr. Robison conducts evidence-based health services research and intervention studies focused on aging families and long-term services, supports and policy, using quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her research aims to improve quality of life and quality of care for people who need long-term services and supports (LTSS), in either community or institutional settings, and their families.

Register here: go.rutgers.edu/1uk7cg7r