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Dementia Palliative Care Clinical Trials Program
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Elizabeth Luth, PhD

Scholar, 2022

Dr.   Elizabeth Luth, PhD is an Assistant Professor-Tenure Track at the Institute   for Health, Healthcare Policy, and Aging Research and faculty in the   Department of Family Medicine and Community Health in the Robert Wood Johnson   Medical School. Her research focuses on health disparities, health equity,   dementia, and caregiving experiences in the context of palliative and   end-of-life care. She has published on racial and ethnic differences in   end-of-life outcomes for persons with a dementia diagnosis, including live   discharge from hospice, care intensity, and care quality. Dr. Luth is   currently funded by the NIA to develop and pilot test an intervention to help   home hospice nurses and social worker improve care and support for family   care partners of persons living with dementia. She hopes to continue to   develop and test practical interventions to improve care delivery and   outcomes at the end of life.

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