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Dr. Jasmine Travers: Short-staffed nursing homes

Dr. Jasmine Travers, from New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, will be available for interviews on Wednesday, July 26, from 2-3:30 p.m. ET.

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Interview opportunity available:

Wednesday, July 26, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET

Eighty-four percent of nursing homes report moderate or high levels of staffing shortages, according to an industry survey from December

Available Expert:

Dr. Jasmine Travers is a gerontological nurse practitioner and an assistant professor of nursing at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. She can discuss topics including:

  • How nursing home staffing affects quality of care and health outcomes for residents;
  • Her research showing that nursing homes in poorer neighborhoods are more under-staffed;
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nursing home staffing; and
  • What can be done to alleviate nursing home staffing challenges.

Declared interests:

Dr. Travers serves as an advisor to the AARP Public Policy Institute.

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