The study by Georgetown Medical Center and MedStar National Rehabilitation Network researchers found some benefit for intensive rehabilitation at less than 30 days, but no significant benefit after six months.
The findings, published in Nature Human Behavior, show that key brain functions that underlie critical aspects of cognition like memory, decision making and self-control can actually improve in older individuals.
Part of preclinical education, first-year medical students work with community sites in the Washington, DC, area serving vulnerable populations, including persons with disabilities, older adults and persons in supportive housing.
A board-certified psychiatrist and nationally recognized expert in enhancing the learning environment for medical students, Jones joins Georgetown as dean for medical education and professor of psychiatry.
With the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in mind, Georgetown’s board of directors reviewed measures that will strengthen the university’s competitiveness, maintain its financial stability and continue its commitment…