Our Mission Statement: The Florida Geriatrics Society is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization devoted to improving the quality of life and advancing the health care of older adults through education, research, networking, and improving public awareness of professionals involved with caring for the elderly living in Florida.
CONGRATULATIONS 2023 Dr. David T. Lowenthal Founder's Award Poster Session Co-Winners:
Felicia Haines, RN, and Rickey Bateh, MS-2
FGS history was made at the 34th FGS Annual Meeting & Symposium held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach, when for the first time the judges for the David T. Lowenthal Founder's Award returned with a TIE for the 2023 David T. Lowenthal Founder’s Award.
Ms. Felicia Haines’s abstract "Cost & Patient Benefits of Bioengineering Acrylic Adhesive Sacral Foam Dressing in Long-Term Care Patients" and Mr. Rickey Bateh’s abstract "Factors Associated with Healthcare Instructions Provided to Medicare Beneficiaries" tied as the two posters receiving the highest scoring by the judges.
Mr. Bateh and Ms. Haines are members of the FGS and will long be remembered for their 2023 historical participation at our 34th Annual Meeting and Symposium. Mr. Bateh attends the College of Medicine at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. Ms. Haines, RN is a Clinical Research Nurse with Global Biomedical Technology. The FGS would like to thank all our participants in the 2023 Lowenthal Founder's Poster Session.
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