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AJN, American Journal of Nursing: September 2008 - Volume 108 - Issue 9 - p 91-93
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000336432.95934.80
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Participants

Patricia G. Archbold, DNSc, RN, FAAN

Program Director, John A. Hartford Foundation's Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity at the American Academy of Nursing

Montpelier, VT

Barbara Bedney, PhD, MSW

Assistant Director, Domestic Affairs

United Jewish Communities

Washington, DC

Amy Berman, RN, BS*

Program Officer

The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.

New York City

Katherine Brandt, MS

Vice President, Professional Leadership, Consumer and Caregiver Services

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Alexandria, VA

Ashley Brooks-Danso, MSW

Coeditor

Codirector, Gero-Ed Center

Council on Social Work Education

Alexandria, VA

Susie Butler

Director, Division of Provider Affairs

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Baltimore, MD

Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

ENCASA Research Project

College of Nursing, University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

JoAnn Damron-Rodriguez, PhD, LCSW

Adjunct Professor

Department of Social Welfare

School of Public Affairs

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Marcia DeSonier, MSW

President

Association of Oncology Social Work

Pensacola, FL

David Dietz, MHSA

Deputy Director, Evidence-Based Programs

Administration on Aging

Washington, DC

Lynn Friss Feinberg, MSW

Deputy Director

Family Caregiver Alliance

San Francisco

Colleen Galambos, PhD, MSW

Editor-in-Chief

Journal of Social Work Education

Professor, School of Social Work

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Scott Geron, PhD, MSW

Institute of Geriatric Social Work

Boston University School of Social Work

Boston

Mary Jo Gibson, MA, GCG

Strategic Policy Advisor

AARP Public Policy Institute

Washington, DC

Laura N. Gitlin, PhD

Director, Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health

Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia

Barbara Given, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Dean of Research, College of Nursing, and University Distinguished Professor

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Robyn Golden, MA, LCSW

Director of Older Adult Programs

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago

Mary Ruth Gross, BA, JD

Director

Homecare Division

SEIU Healthcare

United Healthcare Workers West

San Francisco

Lisa Gwyther, MSW

Associate Professor

Duke University Medical Center

Durham, NC

Mary Hager§

Medical Writer

Falls Church, VA

Jennie Chin Hansen, MSN, RN, FAAN

President

AARP

Washington, DC

Nancy Holland, EdD

Vice President, Clinical Programs

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

New York City

Amy Horowitz, DSW

Director of Research

Jewish Home Lifecare

Anna A. Greenwall Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

New York City

Gail Hunt, BA

President and CEO

National Alliance for Caregiving

Bethesda, MD

Jed Johnson, MSW, MBA

Assistant Vice President

Adult and Senior Services

Easter Seals Headquarters

Washington, DC

Kathleen Kelly, MPA*,†

Coeditor

Project Codirector

Executive Director

Family Caregiver Alliance

San Francisco

Maureen Shawn Kennedy, MA, RN

Editorial Director

American Journal of Nursing

New York City

Carol Levine, MA

Director

Families and Health Care Project

United Hospital Fund

New York City

Nancy Lewin, MBA*

Director, The Caregiver Initiative

Johnson and Johnson

Skillman, NJ

Laurie Lewis§

Freelance Medical Writer and Editor

New York City

Susan Lutz, MSW

Coordinator

Health and Supportive Services, Outreach and Service

AARP

Washington, DC

Jo Manion, PhD, RN, CNAA, FAAN

Senior Consultant and Founder

Manion and Associates

Oviedo, FL

Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN*

Editor-in-Chief

American Journal of Nursing

New York City

Rhonda Montgomery, PhD

Helen Bader Endowed Professor in Applied Gerontology

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

Scott Moyer, MPH

President

The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation

New York City

Mary Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN

Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Linda Phillips, PhD

Professor and Aundrienne H. Moseley Endowed Chair in Nursing

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Susan Poor, MPH*

Consultant

San Francisco

Carol Raphael, MPA

President and CEO

Visiting Nurse Service of New York

New York City

Susan C. Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN

Project Codirector

Director, Public Policy Institute

AARP

Washington, DC

Karen Robinson, DNS, APRN, BC, FAAN*

Social Policy Fellow

AARP–American Academy of Nursing Joint Fellowship Program

Washington, DC

Andrew Scharlach, PhD

Kleiner Professor of Aging

School of Social Welfare

University of California at Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

Richard Schulz, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director

University Center for Social and Urban Research

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Karen Schumacher, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

Alan Secter

Associate Director, Planned Giving and Endowments

United Jewish Communities

New York City

Jennifer Segel, MSW

Program Officer

The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation

New York City

Carol Smith, PhD, RN

Professor, School of Nursing

Adjunct Professor of Preventative Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, KS

Lori Strauss, MS

National Coordinator

AARP Foundation

Washington, DC

Jeanette Takamura, PhD, MSW

Dean and Professor

Columbia University School of Social Work

New York City

Ronda C. Talley, PhD, MPH

Health Scientist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta

Amy Tiedemann, PhD

Senior Research Analyst

Rutgers Center for State Health Policy

New Brunswick, NJ

Laural Traylor, MSW

Manager, Care Coordination/Telehealth

Director, Veterans Affairs California Offices on Caregiving

Veterans Affairs–Desert Pacific Healthcare Network

Long Beach, CA

Patricia Volland, MSW, MBA

Senior Vice President

The New York Academy of Medicine

New York City

Rita Webb, MSW

Senior Policy Associate for Health Disparities

National Association of Social Workers

Washington, DC

Carol Whitlatch, PhD

Assistant Director of Research

Benjamin Rose Institute

Cleveland, OH

Michael Yedidia, PhD*

Research Professor

Rutgers Center for State Health Policy

New Brunswick, NJ

Steven Zarit, PhD

Professor and Department Head

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA

Conference Management

Laurie Belden

Director of Conferences and Operations

National Academy for State Health Policy

Portland, ME

Planning Committee

Patricia G. Archbold, DNSc, RN, FAAN

Director, John A. Hartford Foundation's Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity at the American Academy of Nursing

Montpelier, VT

Ashley Brooks-Danso, MSW

Coeditor

Codirector, Gero-Ed Center

Council on Social Work Education

Alexandria, VA

Mary Jo Gibson, MA, GCG

Strategic Policy Advisor

AARP Public Policy Institute

Washington, DC

Rick Greene, MSW

Aging Program Specialist

Administration on Aging

Washington, DC

Kathleen Kelly, MPA*,†

Coeditor

Project Codirector

Executive Director

Family Caregiver Alliance

San Francisco

Maureen Shawn Kennedy, MA, RN

Editorial Director

American Journal of Nursing

New York City

Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN

Editor-in-Chief

American Journal of Nursing

New York City

Susan C. Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN

Project Codirector

Director, Public Policy Institute

AARP

Washington, DC

Michael Yedidia, PhD

Research Professor

Rutgers Center for State Health Policy

New Brunswick, NJ

*Group Facilitator
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†Reviewer
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‡Meeting Facilitator
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§Supplement Editor
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