San Diego State University Awarded $2.5M Federal Grant for New Geriatric Training Center
HHS has awarded San Diego State University a $2.5 million grant to help create a collaborative center that aims to educate and train new geriatric health workers. The San Diego/Imperial Geriatric Education Center will provide advanced training to at least 60 graduate students, medical residents and fellows to help them identify and treat memory loss and associated chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease. The center also is expected to provide geriatric training for 1,500 primary care providers, 9,000 service providers and 2,500 caregivers.
- "SDSU Coalition Wins $2.5 Million Alzheimer's Grant" (Sission, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7/30).