Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM CDT
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State Capitol Building, Room 411-S 
2 E. Main St.
Madison, WI 53703

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Sam Austin
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project - UW-Madison Population Health Institute

Preventing Falls Among Older Adults:
What's New and Emerging at UW?
An EBHPP Research Roundtable

Falls among older adults pose a serious health problem both nationally and here in Wisconsin, with the state ranking second nationally in fall-related death rates. Join the EBHPP for a Capitol Briefing on work conducted across multiple disciplines at UW-Madison to address this issue.

Featuring information and community partner perspectives from:

Stepping On, an evidence-based falls prevention program
Jane MahoneyUW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Militza Bonet-Vázquez, Medical College of Wisconsin
Jennifer Lefeber, Milwaukee County Department on Aging

Community pharmacist role in modifying the
use of fall-risk increasing drugs

David Mott, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy
Barb Michaels, Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County

Nurse-led interventions to maintain mobility in the hospital setting
Barb King, UW-Madison School of Nursing
Linsey Steege, UW-Madison School of Nursing 
Shelly VanDenBergh, UW Health