Elizabeth White is a third year predoctoral fellow. She holds a BSN and MSN from the University of Pennsylvania and an MPH in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University. She is a board-certified adult and geriatric nurse practitioner and her predominant clinical interest is long-term care of the frail medically complex older adult.  Elizabeth currently practices at Mercy LIFE West Philadelphia, a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly site, and prior to this, worked in nursing homes in New York City for eight years as an NP with Optum (formerly Evercare), a division of United Healthcare.  Her research interests include nurse retention and the relationship between nurse work environment and quality outcomes in the nursing home setting.

UPDATE: (AUGUST 1, 2018) - Elizabeth White defended her dissertation “A Cross-Sectional Study to Examine the Effects of Nurse Work Environment on Patient and Nurse Outcomes in Nursing Homes” on May 30, 2018.