Ilene Warner-Maron ’96 has been named a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the country’s oldest professional medical institution of its kind.
Maron, who received her Master of Law and Social Policy degree from Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, also holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Philadelphia University, a master’s degree in social gerontology from the University of Pennsylvania, a post-master’s degree in health administration from St. Joseph’s University, and a Ph.D. in health policy from the University of Sciences.
She began as a legal nurse consultant in 1994 and has since reviewed over 2,000 cases involving proper standards of care for geriatric patients and nursing both home-and assisted-living residents.
Maron is the President of Alden Geriatric Consultants, Inc. and the Institute for Continuing Education and Research at the University of the Sciences. Both organizations focus on geriatric care and education, with the Alden Geriatric Consultants providing specific expertise, such as wound management and medical legal issues, to long-term care facilities. Her work also includes geriatric HIV, in which she completed her dissertation for her Ph.D. in health policy.
Founded in 1787, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia currently has over 1,500 Fellows, chosen for their accomplishments in medicine and public health. The college has always provided a place for medical professionals, as well as the general public, to learn about science and medicine. The Fellows chosen have exemplified the college’s current mission of “advancing the cause of health, while upholding the ideals and heritage of medicine.”
Maron is a member of both the University of the Sciences and St. Joseph’s University’s faculties, teaching in the Graduate School of Health Policy at St. Joseph’s and at the Misher College of Social Sciences and the Mayes College of Health Care Business and Policy at the University of the Sciences.