Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, FAANP, FGSA
Alice Bonner has been a geriatric nurse practitioner, caring for nursing home residents and their families for over 24 years. She is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, Bouve College of Health Sciences and a Faculty Associate in the Center for Health Policy at Northeastern University.
From 2009-2011, Dr. Bonner was the Director of the Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality, including the state survey agency, at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in Boston, MA. From 2011 to 2013, she served as Director of the Division of Nursing Homes in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore, MD. She currently serves as a consultant to CMS.
Dr. Bonner’s research interests include quality and safety in nursing homes, falls prevention, improving dementia care and reducing unnecessary antipsychotic medication use, and reducing avoidable hospitalizations.
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Faculty Associate, Center for Health Policy