Basia Belza she, her

Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
de Tornyay Endowed Professorship for Healthy Aging, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
Adjunct Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

UW School of Nursing
Box 357266

, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Nursing; gerontology; role transitions


PhD Nursing, University of California (San Francisco), 1991

MSN University of Virginia, 1982

BS Nursing, Georgetown University, 1978

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