Conference Speakers

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Rick Settersten, Jr., PhD

Job Title: 
Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences, Endowed Director of Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families, Oregon State University
Location: 
Corvallis. OR
Session(s): 
Thursday
Rick Settersten is Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences, and Endowed Director of the Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, at Oregon State University...

William Simonson, PharmD, CGP, FASCP

Job Title: 
Consultant Pharmacist, Part-time Faculty
Employer/Affiliation: 
Oregon State University
Location: 
Corvallis, Oregon
Session(s): 
Wednesday, Thursday
William is a consultant pharmacist with more than 40 years experience in geriatric pharmacy. He has served as a faculty member of the original OSU program on gerontology and is currently a part-time faculty member with the OSU College of Pharmacy, where he teaches geriatric content to doctor of pharmacy students...

Tera Stegner,

Job Title: 
Director of Community Relations, Grace Center for Adult Day Services
Session(s): 
Thursday
Tera Stegner is the Director of Community Relations at Grace Center for Adult Day Services...

Tina Taylor, RN, MS

Job Title: 
Counselor, Mediator, Trainer
Location: 
Corvallis, Oregon
Session(s): 
Wednesday
Tina is a counselor, mediator, and trainer with over 30 years of history in professional healthcare, including as a registered nurse, yoga instructor, and stress-reduction specialist...

Jennifer Valentine, MSc

Job Title: 
Medicaid-Medicare Operations Policy Analyst 3 Health Systems, Oregon Health Authority
Location: 
Salem, Oregon
Session(s): 
Wednesday
Jennifer Valentine is experienced in leading initiatives aimed at improving health of populations and developing sustainable policy and programs for healthcare workforce, healthcare policy, health equity and healthcare transformation...

Michael Vitiello, PhD

Job Title: 
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Gerontology & Geriatrics Medicine, and Biobehavioral Nursing, University of Washington
Session(s): 
Wednesday, Thursday
Michael Vitiello is an internationally recognized expert in sleep, circadian rhythms and sleep disorders in aging. His research is funded by the National Institute of Health and focuses on causes, consequences and treatments of disturbed sleep in older adults...

Jill Williams, MA

Job Title: 
Multnomah County Aging & Disability Services
Location: 
Portland, Oregon
Session(s): 
Thursday
Jill is the Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist for Multnomah County's Aging, Disability and Veteran's Services. She has four years of hospice grief counseling experience...