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Tech Allies for Health- Increasing Older Adults' Access to Telehealth

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Josette Rivera is a geriatrician, palliative care physician, and clinician educator. Her educational and research endeavors focus on interprofessional education and practice. As the recipient of several grant awards, including the HRSA Geriatric Academic Career Award, the D.W. Reynolds Foundation award, the Hellmann Foundation award, and the HRSA Geriatric Education Center award, she has developed programs and curricula to train health professions faculty, students, and practitioners to provide optimal interprofessional health care for older adults. Dr. Rivera directs the HRSA-funded University of California San Francisco Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, and she is the Founding Chair of the American Geriatrics Society Interprofessional Education and Practice Special Interest Group.