An international research leader in gerontological nursing and health services, Anna Beeber is committed to improving the quality and safety of long-term care for older adults and the quality of their everyday lives. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the Gerontological Society of America, a research fellow with the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and has received funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ).
Dr. Beeber has conducted studies to examine the relationship among staffing, service availability, and quality of care outcomes in assisted living, improving the identification and management of medical illnesses by caregivers of older adults with dementia, and antibiotic stewardship in nursing homes. She recently received a $1.5 million grant from AHRQ to create an evidence-based toolkit to increase and improve the involvement and engagement of resident and family caregivers in the safety of assisted living.
Passionate about the development of the next generation of nursing students and the advancement and retention of faculty, Dr. Beeber supports and furthers an environment of diversity, inclusion, and mentorship at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Beeber offers her extensive experience in mentoring and advising faculty on career development, writing scholarly products, time management, workload management, grant writing, and work-life balance.