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Innovative Aging Symposium

Creating and Sustaining the Academic-Clinical-Business Partnerships that Drive Innovation for Aging in Place

A panel discussion moderated by Catherine Loper, WRVO Director of News and Public Affairs; Thursday, October 11, 2012; IMPARA/Menorah Park, Dewitt, NY

Organized by WRVO Public Media, the SUNY Oswego Metro Center and IMPARA of Central New York

Sponsored by MedTech


  • Gail Carmichel, VP, Clinical Operations Visiting Nurses Association of Syracuse
  • Cindy Nigolian, Clinical Administrator and Senior Advisor, Nurses Improving the Care of Health System Elders (NICHE)
  • Anthony Joseph, VP for Long-term Care, Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown
  • Joseph Coughlin, Founding Director, M.I.T. AgeLab
  • Julie Shimer, former chief executive officer and president and now chief innovation officer, Welch Allyn
  • Ken Piazza, Geriatric and Extended Care Manager at the Syracuse VA Medical Center (VAMC)
  • Steven Goodman, Ph.D., VP for Research, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Marybeth McCall, MD, VP Chief Medical Officer Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield

More information about the Aging-in-place Symposium here.

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Innovative Aging Symposium panel, Menorah Park, Dewitt, NY October 11, 2012