Lana Sargent, PhD, MSN, RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC

Bio for Lana Sargent, PhD, RN, CRNP


Lana Sargent has been an Assistant Professor at VCU School of Nursing and a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at VCU Health for 8 years. She has over 15 years of clinical experience providing care for community-dwelling older adults. As a nurse scientist, her program of research is aimed at accelerating the discovery of and deepening the knowledge associated with clinical and biological determinants for the detection and prevention of physical and cognitive decline in older adults. With support from the National Institute of Health and National Institute of Aging, she has published key papers on measures for cognitive frailty and putative mechanisms of cognitive decline, and function ability in older adults.