The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Abraham (Ab) Brody RN, PhD, GNP-BC

New York University College of Nursing

Abraham (Ab) Brody, RN, PhD, GNP-BC, is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at NYU College of Nursing, and a Research Health Science Specialist at the Bronx VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center. Dr. Brody is an expert in the palliative care of dementia. His program of research focuses on how to improve symptom assessment and management of dementia through interprofessional care in community based settings including home health and hospice. He also seeks to understand how effective interprofessional care in these settings effects quality of life, healthcare utilization, and healthcare costs. Dr. Brody was a 2012 NPCRC Junior Faculty Career Development Awardee, and is a current Cambia Health Sojourns Scholar and RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar.