Robyn Golden serves as the director of health and aging at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where she also holds academic appointments in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Health Systems Management.
She is responsible for developing and overseeing health promotion and disease prevention, mental health, care coordination and transitional care services for older adults, family caregivers and people with chronic conditions.
For more than 25 years, Golden has been actively involved in service provision, program development, education, research and public policy aimed at developing innovative initiatives and systems integration to improve the health and well-being of older adults and their families. In 2003-04, she was the John Heinz Senate Fellow based in the office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington, D.C.
Golden is also a past chair of American Society on Aging and currently cochairs the National Coalition on Care Coordination housed at the New York Academy of Medicine. She also is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Golden holds a master's degree from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree from Miami University.
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