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Acknowledgements

The RESCUE project wouldn't have been possible without the help from the following.


Funding Source

 

HSR&D Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)
Project Number SDP 06-327

Supported By:
Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)

Editors

 

Constance R. Uphold, PhD, ARNP, FAAN
Associate Director of Education/Evaluation
Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Centers (GRECC)
Research Health Scientist
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Kimberly E. Findley, RN
Research Nurse
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Web Design & Layout

 

Lindsay Knauff
Visual Information Specialist
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Kristen Wing
Public Affairs Specialist/Webmaster
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Editing Support

 

Kristen Easey
Research Assistant
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Courtney B. Graddy
Intern
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Sahar Nouripour
Research Assistant
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

 

Contributing Authors

 

Sharon Anderson, MS
Research Health Science Specialist
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Heather Edwards, PhD
Research Assistant
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Maggie Freytes, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Jini Hanjian, PhD
Research Health Science Specialist
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Marissa Rewak
Intern
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Debbie Wilson, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Reviewers

 

Rebecca J. Beyth, MD, MSc
Physician
Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Centers (GRECC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Colleen Campbell, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Toni Chiara, PT, PhD
Physical Therapist
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Lisa A. Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor, Department of Speech,
Language and Hearing Sciences

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Elizabeth "Lisa" M. Hannold, PhD
Research Health Scientist
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Susie Lyons, MSW, LCSW
Social Worker
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Heather Mahoney-Gleason, LCSW
VHA Caregiver Support Program Manager
VA Office of Patient Care Services
Washington, DC

Leslye Pennypacker, MD
Medical Director- Palliative Care Program
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS
Director
Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Centers (GRECC)
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Marsha H. White, MLS, MHSE, CHES
Librarian
North Florida/South Georgia Veterans
Health System
Gainesville, Florida

Sandra Winkler, PhD, OTR/L
Research Health Scientist
North Florida/South Georgia
Veterans Healthcare System
Research Assistant Professor, Occupational
Therapy Department

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

 

North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Collaborators

Special Thanks

Melanie Sberna-Hinojosa, PhD, Ramon Hinojosa, PhD, Jeffrey C.Whittle, MD, MPH, William Rodríguez, MD, and their research teams at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center and the VA Caribbean Healthcare System; The VA Health Care Portal My HealtheVet (MHV) team of Susan Haidary, M.Ed., LBSW, Kathleen Charters, PhD, RN, Kathleen Painter, RN, MSN, and Marsha H. White, MLS, MHSE, CHES; The VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP), and in particular Rose Mary Pries, Dr.PH, Program Manager for Veteran Health Education Initiative (VHEI); The American Stroke Association/American Health Association and Stephen Prudhomme, MS, Cortney Nicolato, and Debi McGill; Mark McEwen




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