Human Rights and the Struggle for Equity for Older Adults
Older people throughout the world are victims of ageism in social environments and discrimination in employment and economic support.
Dr. Madeline Naegle is a founding and immediate past Deputy Director of the NYU WHO Collaborating Center on Gerontologic Nursing. An advanced practice nurse expert on mental health/substance use, she is a 2016-17 Health and Aging Policy Fellow, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and recipient of numerous teaching and service awards.
Madeline A. Naegle, PhD, CNS-PMH, BC, FAAN is nationally and internationally known for mental health/substance abuse education, research and practice and leadership in geriatric nursing education in the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) region. A recipient of two Fulbright Awards, she established the WHO Collaborating Center in Geriatric Nursing Education at Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University in 2004. The founding editor of the Journal of Addictions Nursing, she serves on 7 national and international editorial boards has published over 125 journal articles, book chapters, editorial and Op-ed articles and organization position statements. As a member of nursing and inter-professional organizations she writes and advocates for mental health policy, the specialty of addictions nursing and policies on impaired professional practice. She lectures, practices and consults globally on mental health issues.
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