Kistler Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Christine E. Kistler, MD, MASc, associate professor, division of geriatric medicine and department of family medicine, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for “Improving Primary Care Clinicians’ Communication Skills in Advance Care Planning for Patients with Dementia."

This project continues work begun with Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, professor, division of geriatric medicine and director, UNC Palliative Care Program. Kistler will travel to Japan in 2021 for three months of intensive research to focus on making the dementia communication skills training more family-centered. This effort will be followed by a three-month return in 2022 to study the impact of the revised communication skills toolkit. 

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