Illene Warner-Maron, co-director, MS in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration, was recently elected executive board president of the Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society. She will be officially installed at the group's annual meeting in December.
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, RN, NHA, co-director, MS in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently elected executive board president of the Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society (EGPS). She will be formally installed at EGPS Annual Meeting in December.
For more than 30 years, Dr. Warner-Maron has focused her clinical practice on the care of geriatric patients through the continuum of care, from home and community-based programs to long-term care. Her areas of focus include long-term care administration and quality standards; prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers; fall prevention; and the avoidance of medication errors.
Certified in gerontological nursing, wound care and assisted-living administration, Dr. Warner-Maron serves on several organizations related to geriatric health, including the Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine; the American Geriatrics Society; and the Alzheimer’s Association. In addition, she serves on the editorial board of the Annals of Long-Term Care and the review panel of the Journal of Gerontological Nursing. She is a licensed registered nurse and nursing home administrator, and a fellow in the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Dr. Warner-Maron received her bachelor’s in sociology from Philadelphia University and graduate degrees in social gerontology from the University of Pennsylvania; health administration from St. Joseph’s University; and law and social policy from Bryn Mawr College. She received her doctorate in health policy from the University of the Sciences.
The EPGS is the regional affiliate of the American Geriatrics Society, dedicated to the goal of advancing high standards of clinical care and quality of life for elderly individuals. The EPGS is a multidisciplinary group of health professionals involved in the care and services for the elderly.
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