VMP's Medical Director
As a geriatrician, Dr. Paula Hardgrove, MD, MPH, provides patient-centered care for acute and chronic, simple and complex conditions based on the unique needs of her patients. Her goal is to facilitate and maintain cognitive, physical and emotional functionality and quality of life that is aligned with her patients’ goals.
Dr. Hardgrove provides comprehensive geriatric assessments, capacity evaluations, goals of care/advanced care planning, polypharmacy management, complex care delivery and care for geriatric syndromes including dementia and delirium.
Dr. Hardgrove earned her medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City and completed her residency in Internal Medicine/Primary Care at Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Teaching Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She went on to complete a fellowship in Clinical and Advanced Geriatrics in Post-Acute & Long Term Care at the University of Wisconsin and VA Hospitals in Madison. Dr. Hardgrove holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, served a Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medical Directorship and additional training in Gerontology.
We feel blessed to have Dr. Hardgrove as our medical director.