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Janet Prvu Bettger

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Health Policy and Implementation Science Research
Janet Prvu Bettger

Summary

Janet Prvu Bettger, ScD, FAHA is an associate professor and health services researcher at the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), and a Senior Fellow of the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. She serves as a Senior Scientist for the Duke Translational Nursing Institute (DTNI) and is a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Bettger's research is dedicated to improving health care quality and care coordination for older adults with chronic conditions, particularly stroke and those at risk for functional decline or rehospitalization. She is the principal investigator (PI) on a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) grant to study the comparative effectiveness of rehabilitation and post-acute care services for survivors of an acute ischemic stroke and is the project PI on two NIH funded studies to examine outcomes after inpatient rehabilitation.

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Liu, C, Duan, W, Liu, L, Wang, Y, Pan, Y, Meng, X, Wang, C, Xian, Y, Yang, Q, Li, Z, Wang, Y, & Bettger, JP. (2018, January 1). Rehabilitation Provider Type Influences Functional Outcome and Survival of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients With Severe Neurological Deficits: Findings From the China National Stroke Registry II. American-Heart-Association/American-Stroke-Association International Stroke Conference / State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium. Los Angeles, CA. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.

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