Dr. Abushousheh is a gerontologist, researcher, and consultant for organizational and environmental development in long-term care. She explores cultural and bio-psycho-social perspectives, organizational structures and processes, physical environments, workforce models, and regulatory and financial frameworks in relation to decision making, resource management, and quality improvement. With combined expertise in architecture, organizational development, aging and applied research, Abushousheh advances comprehensive and translational agendas related to quality assessment and performance improvement. Addie is a Senior Research Associate with The Center for Health Design, an Adjunct Faculty member at Kent State University, and a Senior Living Advisor for Abacus Institute.
Ph.D. in Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012 |, B.S. Architecture, Kansas State University, 2001
Gerontology | Aging | Dementia | Alzheimer's Long-term Care | Nursing home | Assisted Living | Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) | Independent Living | Memory Care | Hospice | Special Care Unit | Person-centered Care | resident-centered care, Patient-Centered Care | resident rights | process improvement | care provision | staffing | Training | Education | non-profits | governance | Regulation | codes | Research | evidence-based design