Linda J Redford, RN, PhD

Director, Geriatric Education Center (GEC), Associate Director of the Landon Center on Aging
Research Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine


Dr. Redford is the Director of the Geriatric Education Center (GEC) at the Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). She is also an Associate Director of the Center on Aging Research Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, KUMC.  Dr. Redford holds a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Master's Degrees in Nursing and Medical Anthropology and a Doctoral Degree in Anthropology from the University of Kansas.

Immediately prior to her current position, Dr. Redford developed and directed a National Resource and Policy Center on Rural Long-Term Care funded by the Administration on Aging, DHHS and a Rural Interdisciplinary Training Center funded by DHHS.  These Centers identified and disseminated information on models for rural community-based long-term care and provided education and information nationally on rural long-term care issues. 

Dr. Redford is a former National Kellogg Fellow.  She has served as Chair of the National Institute on Community-Based Long-Term Care, a constituent unit of the National Council on the Aging, and on the Boards of Directors of the Mid-America Congress on Aging, the National Council on the Aging, the American Society on Aging, the National Academy of Certified Care Managers, and the American Stroke Foundation. She is currently on the Advisory Board for the Communities for All Ages (Mid-America Regional Council) and the Advisory Board on Rural Aging for the Grant makers in Aging.

Last modified: Mar 03, 2017

Linda Redford

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Linda J Redford, RN, PhD
Director, Geriatric Education Center (GEC), Associate Director of the Landon Center on Aging
Research Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

260-M Landon Center on Aging
3599 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160

P: 913-588-1636
F: 913-588-3179
lredford@kumc.edu

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