Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP

Elizabeth  Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
  • Professor
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Location:
Room 375C, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-5261
Email:
galik@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BSN, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1988
  • MSN, Nursing Education, Villanova University, 1994
  • Post-masters Adult NP Certificate, Adult NP Certificate, Johns Hopkins University, 1998
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Maryland Baltimore, 2007

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2013 - 2018
    Title:
    Function and Behavior Focused Care for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia
    Sponsoring Organization:
    National Institute on Aging
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2017 - 2019
    Title:
    Identifying a Biomarker for Pain for Nursing Home Residents with Cognitive Impairment
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NINR
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2017 - 2020
    Title:
    Functional and Cognitive Health Assessment of Older Adults with Dementia
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Alzheimer's Association
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2019 - 2020
    Title:
    Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project
    Sponsoring Organization:
    HRSA
    Role:
    Co-Investigator

Research Interests

  • dementia, function, physical activity, behavioral symptoms, psychotropic medications

Research Activity

  • Duration:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Dissemination and Implementation of Function Focused Care for Assisted Living
    Description:
    1R01 AG050516
    Status:
    On-Going
  • Duration:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Implementation of EIT-4-BPSD
    Description:
    1R01 NR015982-01
    Status:
    On-Going

Publications

  • Galik, E., Resnick, B. M., Hammersla, M. B. & Brightwater, J. (2014, December 1). Optimizing function and physical activity among nursing home residents with dementia: testing the impact of function-focused care.. The Gerontologist, 54 (6), 930-43. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt108
  • Galik, E., Resnick, B. M., Lerner, N. B., Hammersla, M. B. & Gruber-Baldini, A. L. (2015, June). Function Focused Care for Assisted Living Residents With Dementia. The Gerontologist, 55 (Suppl 1), S13-S26. Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/geront/gnu173
  • Kolanowski, A., Boltz, M., Galik, E., Gitlin, L., Kales, H. & Resnick, B. M. (2017, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Determinants of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia: A Scoping Review of the Evidence. Nursing Outlook, 33 (4), 515-529.
  • Galik, E., Resnick, B. M., Vigne, E., Holmes, S. D. & Nalls, V. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1). Reliability and Validity of the Resistiveness to Care Scale Among Cognitively Impaired Older Adults.. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18 (1), 59-64. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2016.08.008
  • Volicer, L. & Galik, E. (2018, December 1). Agitation and Aggression Are 2 Different Syndromes in Persons With Dementia.. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 19 (12), 1035-1038. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2018.07.014
  • Galik, E. M., Holmes, S. D. & Resnick, B. M. (2018, February). Differences Between Moderate to Severely Cognitively Impaired Fallers versus Non-fallers . American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 33 (4), 247-252. Sage.
  • Gee, N. & Galik, E. (2019). Future directions for human-animal interaction in an aging population. Anthrozoos, 32 (2), 283-291.

See a full list of published work.

Presentations

  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Optimizing Function and Physical Activity Among Residents in Assisted Living Using a Dissemination and Implementation Approach.
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    American Medical Directors Association Annual Conference
    Location:
    Grapevine TX United States
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Changing how care is provided to residents with BPSD: The EIT-4-BPSD Intervention
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    AMDA: The Society for Post Acute and Long Term Care Medicine
    Location:
    Atlanta
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Involuntary Treatment and Resistiveness to Care
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    IAGG European World Congress
    Location:
    Gothenburg Sweden
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Managing Pharmacological Treatments for Older Adults
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Pharmacology Conference
    Location:
    Louisville KY

Areas of Specialization

  • geriatrics

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP Program

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Fellow
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    Date:
    June 2015
  • Name:
    Fellow
    Sponsoring organization:
    Gerontological Society of America
    Date:
    July 2015
  • Name:
    Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Academy of Nursing
    Date:
    October 2016
  • Name:
    Geriatric Nursing Research Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    Southern Nursing Research Society
    Date:
    February 2016

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2011 - Current
    Organization:
    University of Maryland Organized Research Center on Aging
    Role:
    Committee Member

Professional

  • Date:
    2011 - Current
    Organization:
    Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus
    Role:
    Associate Editor
  • Date:
    2011 - Current
    Organization:
    Geriatric Nursing
    Role:
    Editorial Review Board Member
  • Date:
    2014 - Current
    Organization:
    International Journal of Older People Nursing
    Role:
    Editorial Review Board Member
  • Date:
    2017 - 2019
    Organization:
    National Institute on Aging
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2019 - Current
    Organization:
    Caring for the Ages
    Role:
    Editor