The UCSF/John A. Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence is one of five Centers in the United States funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation, New York. The major goal of the UCSF Center is to prepare an exceptional cadre of nurse scientists who will provide the critically necessary academic leadership in teaching, research, and practice in Geriatric Nursing.
Director: Meg Wallhagen, PhD, APRN, BC, GNP, AGSF
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The UCSF/John A. Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence is one of five centers funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation at Schools of Nursing in the United States. Centers were established in January 2001 at the University of California San Francisco, Oregon Health Sciences University, the University of Arkansas, the University of Iowa, and the University of Pennsylvania. For links to other centers and programs, please visit http://www.gerontologicalnursing.info.
In addition to funding the five centers, the John A. Hartford Foundation, under the leadership of Dr. Claire Fagin and the American Academy of Nursing (link: http://www.geriatricnursing.org), is providing ten pre-doctoral scholarships and ten postdoctoral fellowships per year, at the level of $50,000 per annum for two years.
UCSF/John A. Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence
UCSF School of Nursing, Box 0610
2 Koret Way, #N-631