Texas Aging and Longevity Center

Jennie Chin Hansen, MS, RN, FAAN Talk on 2/7 at 12 pm

The Center for Excellence in Aging Services & Long Term Care will host a talk on "Past and Future Needs in Aging Services for Seniors" by Jennie Chin Hansen on 2/7/19 at 12 pm in NUR 4.180.

Thu, February 7, 2019 | NUR 4.180

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Jennie Chin Hansen, MS, RN, FAAN Talk on 2/7 at 12 pm

Jennie Chin Hansen, Board Director of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, will present her talk "Past and Future Needs in Aging Services for Seniors" on 2/7/19. 

She is an experienced Board Director leader with a demonstrated history of working in the philanthropy field and executive in global payment integrated care delivery systems for complex elders. She is a strong policy, development and operations professional skilled in Elder Care, Healthcare, Interdisciplinary Healthcare Management, Policy Analysis, and Medicine and Nursing.

Hansen began her career in community and public health nursing in urban and rural settings. She later taught at two California universities. In 1980 she joined On Lok as a research associate, and later assumed roles as deputy director, director, and most recently as executive director. In 2005, Hansen retired as executive director of On Lok, Inc., a nonprofit family of organizations providing comprehensive primary, acute and long-term care community-based services to nearly 950 frail seniors and 5,000 well seniors throughout San Francisco. On Lok is the prototype for PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly), which was signed into legislation in 1997 making this Medicare/Medicaid program available to all 50 states. She is a Senior Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco, Center for the Health Professions, and a part time nursing faculty member at San Francisco State University. Hansen currently serves in various leadership roles that include Commissioner of the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee (MedPAC) with the Government Accountability Office, Advisory Board of the Institute for the Future of Aging Services, the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program and the California Health Care Foundation Health Care Fellows Program. She holds or had held numerous other volunteer positions including president of the 8,000-member American Society on Aging and founding board member of the National PACE Association.

Among Hansen's awards are the 2005 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Administrator's Award, the 2002 Gerontological Society of America's Maxwell Pollack Award for Productive Aging, the Women's Healthcare Executive Woman of the Year of Northern California in 2000, and the League of Women Voters of San Francisco elected her as one of the Women Who Could be President Honoree in 1997. She also received the University of California at San Francisco School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award in 1999, and the Boston College Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Service, and will be inducted into the American Academy of Nurses in November 2005.



Sponsored by: Center for Excellence in Aging Services & Long Term Care

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