ALTCA Co-Director Elected EGPS PresidentNovember 29, 2016
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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