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Dr. Sadak In The News

2019, Dr. Sadak was selected to participate in the Global Dementia Forum that sets world-wide dementia priorities. 

Dementia Forum X is a global initiative founded to take action on dementia. It is a day of reflection and discussion between a hundred of the world’s leading business executives, policy-makers and other stakeholders. Dementia Forum X paves the way for high-level dialogue on the challenges that age-related demographic changes and dementia pose to societies, individuals and healthcare systems alike to forge a more effective global response in meeting them.  The 3rd Dementia Forum X will take place at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on May 15th 2019.

2018, Dr. Sadak Inducted as a Fellow In The Gerontological Society of America  

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — has named exemplary professionals as its newest fellows. The status of fellow — the highest class of membership within the Society — is an acknowledgment of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology. This recognition can come at varying points in an individual’s career and can acknowledge a broad scope of activity. This includes research, teaching, administration, public service, practice, and notable participation within the organization. Fellows are chosen from each of GSA’s four membership sections.

2017, Selected as Top Doctor, Nurse Practitioner in Geriatric Psychiatry

Seattle Met partnered with the Professional Research Services survey company to poll health care practitioners licensed by the Washington State Department of Health in King, Snohomish, Kitsap, and Pierce Counties, asking, “If you or a loved one needed care, whom would you choose?” Voters nominated their most esteemed peers based on years of experience, competency, rapport with patients, patient satisfaction and compliance with care recommendations, and ability to work effectively with colleagues across specialties to deliver the best patient care. The top vote recipients were vetted with the DOH to ensure good standing before inclusion on the list, which is excerpted here alphabetically by specialty. Suite numbers have been omitted and practice names have been abbreviated for space; suite numbers and full practice names can be found in our interactive database.This list of Top Doctors, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners should be viewed as just one of many resources to consult when seeking the best care. 


2017, Dr. Sadak Selected as a Cambia Health Foundation Sojourn Leadership Scholar for Advancing Palliative Care

Elite group of physicians and nurses demonstrate strong leadership potential and commitment to expanding palliative care. The Cambia Health Foundation has announced the acceptance of 10 new physicians and nurses into the Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program, the Foundation’s signature program to develop emerging palliative care leaders. With this new cohort, Cambia has now committed $7.2 million to cultivate 40 Sojourns Scholars from across the country who are working to advance palliative care. The Sojourns Scholar program addresses a critical workforce development need and supports access to palliative care services. Addressing these issues requires leadership, and by creating the Sojourns program, the Foundation has taken an active role in shaping the future.

2016,  Dr. Sadak Received Award for a Distinguished Single Research Manuscript 

Dr. Sadak received a SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY Geriatric/Gerontological Nursing Award for a Distinguished Single research manuscript addressing Geriatric/Gerontological Nursing. This award is made to a gerontological nurse researcher for a single published work which in the opinion of the reviewers reflects outstanding scholarship with the use of a comprehensive methodology to study a particular gerontological nursing problem, the results of which have the potential to improve the care of older adults. The award was presented at the Nursing Care of Older Adults Interest Group Meeting at the Gerontological Society of America meeting in New Orleans on November 18th by Sheri Sussman Editorial at Springer Publishing Company.

J Appl Gerontol. 2016 Jul 5. pii: 0733464816657472.
Managing Your Loved One's Health: Development of a New Care Management Measure for Dementia Family Caregivers.
Sadak T, Wright J, Borson S.

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