Associate Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Fick’s research focuses on inappropriate medication use in older adults, delirium in persons with dementia, and clinical and health outcomes in managed care. Board-certified as a clinical nurse specialist in gerontological nursing, Dr. Fick has been a nurse for more than twenty years, practicing in general hospital settings, the intensive care unit, the community, and the nursing home setting. She has been the author of numerous academic journal articles based on her research and has received several federally funded grants. Dr. Fick teaches NURS 522 Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult.