Barbara King

Executive Director

bjking2@wisc.edu

(608) 263-5319

Barbara King is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing and the Executive Director of the Center for Aging Research and Education. She works with CARE to develop, implement, and disseminate programs supporting older adult health. Barbara’s primary research examines the functional decline and loss of independent ambulation in older adults during hospitalization. Her second line of research focuses on older patients’ transitional care from hospital to nursing home. She is a former special advanced fellow at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) in Madison. (Academic Bio)