Anna Beeber, PhD, RN, FAAN
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460
Dr. Beeber has been funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Pre and Post-doctoral Programs, NINR, AHRQ, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Institutional K12 Program (BIRCWH) to conduct various projects improving the quality of care in long-term care settings, including the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, nursing homes, and residential care/assisted living.
Dr. Beeber is currently working with her interdisciplinary colleagues on several projects, including a quality improvement program to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in long-term care settings (AHRQ), an intervention to help family caregivers of older adults with Alzheimer’s Disease manage medical illnesses (NINR R01), and a national study of nurse and direct care worker staffing, service availability, and resident outcomes in residential care/assisted living (Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholars Program). Her current interests include the LPN workforce in long-term care and projects aimed at improving the quality of care in long-term care settings.
Dr. Beeber is currently accepting students (of all levels), and post-doctoral fellows interested in gerontological nursing and long-term care research.
|2013-Present||Fellow, Health Sciences Section, Gerontological Society of America|
|2012-Present||Awardee, Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program, Health Resources and Services Administration|
|2011||Alumnus of the Year, Department of Nursing, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY|
|2010||Gordon H. DeFriese Career Development in Aging Research Award, Institute on Aging, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|2007||First place, Post-Doctoral Paper Category, 4th Annual Aging Exchange, Institute on Aging, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|2006-2008||Awardee, Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health|
|2005||Dean’s Award, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania|
|2005||Alumni Student Award, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania|
|2001||Xi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania|
|1998||Nightingale Society Honors, Department of Nursing, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY|