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Dementia Palliative Care Clinical Trials Program
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Clarissa (Claire) Shaw, PhD

Scholar, 2024

Claire Shaw is an assistant professor at the University of Iowa College of Nursing. She researches person-centered approaches to preventing reactive aggression by persons living with dementia. She is currently a co-investigator of a NIA funded R01 national pragmatic trial evaluating the impact of a communication intervention for nursing home staff on behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia by nursing home residents. She received a F31 predoctoral fellowship through NINR as a doctoral student and has secured additional external funding with grants from the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Sigma International, and the Council for Advancement in Nursing, and internally from the University of Iowa.

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