CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 384-4638
Release: March 28, 2002
Fulmer to deliver lectures
on aging April 10
University of Iowa Aging Studies Program, the UI Center on Aging and the UI
College of Nursing Gerontology Area of Study in the College of Nursing will
host public presentations by Terry Fulmer, Ph.D., on April 10 as she visits
the UI campus as a 2001-2002 Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor.
students, faculty and staff and the public are invited to participate in the
following events on April 10:
- 11:30 a.m. -- Center on Aging
Interdisciplinary Research Seminar, "Dyadic Vulnerability/Risk Profiling
for Elder Neglect." The lecture will be held in Room 1117 of the Medical
Education and Biomedical Research Facility. For more information, contact
Lori Benz at (319) 335-6546 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 5 p.m. -- Public lecture, "Elder
Abuse and Neglect: A Public Health Issue in a Personal World." The lecture
will be in the Triangle Ballroom at the Iowa Memorial Union. No R.S.V.P. is
necessary. A reception will follow.
is a professor of nursing and interim head of the Division of Nursing at New
York University. She also serves as co-director for the John A. Hartford Foundation
Institute for the Advancement of Geriatric Nursing Practice, as well as director
of the Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers.
received her bachelor's degree from Skidmore College and her master's and
doctoral degrees from Boston College. She has held academic appointments at
the Boston College School of Nursing, the Harvard Division of Health Policy,
the Yale School of Nursing, Columbia University, and she has been the Florence
Seller Visiting Professor of Geriatric Nursing at Case Western Reserve University
School of Nursing. Her current hospital appointment is with Mt. Sinai-NYU
main focus of Fulmer's research has been on acute care of the elderly, specifically
elder abuse and neglect. Her work on dyadic vulnerability and risk profiling
for elder neglect has been supported by the National Institute on Aging in
partnership with the National Institute of Nursing Research.
She has written extensively and has published more than 90 research articles
and 40 chapters. Two of her nine books, "Inadequate Care of the Elderly:
Health Care Perspective on Abuse and Neglect" and "Critical Care
Nursing of the Elderly," have received the American Journal of Nursing
Book of the Year Awards. Presently, she is working on a second edition of
"Critical Care Nursing of the Elderly."
is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Gerontological Society of
America, and the New York Academy of Medicine. She has completed a Brookdale
Fellowship and is a distinguished practitioner of the National Academies of
Practice. In addition, she has served in many national leadership roles, including
the 2001-2002 Panel on Elder Abuse and Neglect for the National Academy of
Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professorships Program was developed
to honor the memory of Ida Beam, who donated her Benton County family farm
to the UI in 1976. Her substantial gift has enabled the University to host
hundreds of prominent scholars and scientists as they present public lectures
and meet with faculty and students at the UI.