KPCOM Faculty Receives $90,000 Grant

Naushira Pandya, M.D., CMD, FACP, professor and chair of the Department of Geriatrics and project director of the college’s South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, received an additional $90,000 in funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration for nine months to promote COVID-19 telehealth education among the community and providers. The primary focus areas are prevention, preparation, and response.

In addition, Pandya served as lead author of the article “Challenges and Strategies for Managing Diabetes in Long-Term Care,” which is in press and will be published in an upcoming issue of Diabetes Spectrum.