Barbara King

Position title: Associate Professor, CARE Executive Director

Barbara King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN is a former special advanced fellow at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) in Madison. Her 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 the Executive Director for CARE. (Academic Bio)