Ben Bongers, MA
Mr. Bongers holds a master’s degree in Gerontology from San Francisco State University’s
School of Social Work. He has extensive experience in working in human resources for
the Health and Science Center, Inc., an executive health care search firm that specializes
in long-term care since 2018. He formerly was a full-time caregiver as well as an
opera singer for many operatic companies around the world.
Ben Bongers teaches Personnel Management and Labor Relations.
Joy Bartley, MS RD
Joy Bartley has been the Registered Dietitian at Monumental Post-Acute Care (MPAC)
for the past 16 years. She also managed the food service operations of the 180-bed
Ms. Bartley received her BS in dietetics and nutrition from Miami University of Ohio
and an MA in Nutritional Education from Columbia University. She is ServSafe certified
and has extensive knowledge of both the food service management and clinical needs
of long-term care residents, including individuals with AIDS and other complex medical
Ms. Bartley teaches Dietary Department and Resident Care.
Laura Finn, CGP
Laura Finn is a clinical pharmacist and a member of the American Society of Consultant
Pharmacists (ASCP). In 2020, she was awarded the Professor of the Year by the ASCP.
She is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
which is now part of St. Joseph’s University.
Ms. Flynn teaches the pharmacy portion of Health Support Services.
Grace Harrison, MPA NHA
Ms. Harrison has been instrumental in the education of nursing home administrators
since 1980. She has been working in long-term care facilities for more than six decades
and continues to provide support and guidance in areas of administration, maintenance,
housekeeping and dietary management.
Ms. Harrison received a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and an
MPA from Penn State University.
Grace Harrison teaches Facility Support Services and administration and Medical Records
David R. Hoffman, JD FCPP
David Hoffman a former Assistant United States Attorney, the Chief Counsel to the
Pennsylvania Department of Aging and an Assistant District Attorney for the City of
Philadelphia. He is the principle in David Hoffman and Associates, a corporate compliance
firm which provides consulting services as well as state and federal monitoring of
skilled nursing facilities/owners who have entered into Corporate Integrity Agreements
(CIAs) with the Department of Justice. Mr. Hoffman is a Practice Professor of Law
at Drexel University’s Kline School of Law.
Mr. Hoffman teaches Third Party Reimbursement.
Paul Nordeman, MBA NHA
Paul Nordeman is President and Chief Executive Officer of Meadowood Corporation. Meadowood,
life planned community in Montgomery County. Mr. Nordeman has over 40 years of operations
and financial management experience in the Healthcare and Senior Living Industry.
He began his career in the acute care setting, working for over twenty years in hospital
settings and advancing to CFO within the Holy Redeemer Health System.
Mr. Nordeman earned his Nursing Home Administrator’s license and served as an Administrator
at the Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPH) for three years.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Temple University
in 1985 and a master’s of health administration from the University of St. Francis
Mr. Nordeman teaches Fiscal Management, Budgeting and Accounting.
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD RN-BC CWCN CALA NHA FCPP
Dr. Warner-Maron is the program director for the PCOM NHA program. She has worked
in nursing home management since 1990 and in nursing home education since 1995. Dr.
Warner-Maron is a Registered Nurse and licensed Nursing Home administrator with certifications
in gerontological nursing, wound care, assisted living administration, frailty and
infection prevention in long-term care. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department
of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at PCOM.
Dr. Warner-Maron graduated from the Albert Einstein School of Nursing and received
a BS in Sociology from Philadelphia University. She has a master’s degree in gerontology
from the University of Pennsylvania, a post-master’s degree in health administration
from St. Joseph’s University and a master’s degree in law and social policy from a
Bryn Mawr College. In 2007, she received a PhD in health policy from the University
of the Sciences.
Dr. Warner-Maron teaches Gerontology/Diseases of Aging; The Nursing Department and
Resident Care Management; Social Services/Activities; Risk Management; The Role of
Government, Strategic Planning/Marketing; Health Support Services; Understanding Regulations/Deficiencies
and QA; Federal/State regulations and Administration/Organization and Management of
the LTC Facility.