Elizabeth Galik PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP

Dr. Elizabeth Galik is a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and a nurse practitioner who specializes in the medical and neuropsychiatric care for older adults with dementia. She teaches in the Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program and conducts externally funded research focused on improving care practices for older adults with dementia in long term care settings. Dr. Galik practices clinically with Sheppard Pratt Neuropsychiatry Clinic and provides direct patient care to older adults with dementia and their caregivers in outpatient clinics, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and also has developed a house call practice for dementia symptom management. She has served as a member of the Conference Planning Committee and as the Past President of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).