GPLI Team Projects 2019-2020

Congratulations to the Geriatric Practice Leadership Institute Class of 2019-2020! Their hard work and dedication throughout this program has culminated innovative projects under very challenging circumstances. We applaud each team’s accomplishments that have improved care for older adults and we sincerely thank you for your service to your patients and/or clients.

We invite you to click on the links below to learn more about each team and explore their innovative projects and accomplishments.


GPLI Teams & Project Focus

Overture Home Care
Dementia Caregiver Education and Support

MedStar, University of Texas at Arlington, UNT Health Science Center, Alzheimer’s Association
Dementia Caregiver Education and Support

Houston Health Department, Harris County Area Agency on Aging, Ibn Sina Foundation
Advance Care Planning, Reduced Risk of Opioid Misuse

ALG Senior
Advance Care Planning


Special thank you to our GPLI faculty, coaches, and administrative team for their participation and expertise this year!

Janice Knebl, DO, MBA – WE HAIL Program Director/PI
Jennifer Severance, PhD  – GPLI Program Director
Leah Johnston, LMSW – GPLI Coordinator
Ericka Yeager, MHA – Education Coordinator
Kathlene Camp, PT, DPT, GCS – Faculty & Coach
Thomas Fairchild, PhD – Faculty & Coach
Diane Hawley, PhD, RN, CCNS, CNE – Faculty
Jim Roach – Faculty & Coach
Lynn Jackson, PhD, LCSW, ACSW – Coach
Jessica Rangel, MS, RN, ASPPS – Coach
Joanne Mize, MBA, MHA – Coach

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP287350100. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Health Resources and Services Administration or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

This page was last modified on September 11, 2020