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Leadership of The Aging Institute

We are liaisons between our many partners in the academic, research, clinical, and health insurance sectors of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. The expertise of our leaders — spanning education, research, social services, and direct patient care — ensures that we have a unique perspective in our efforts to build awareness of and support for the needs of older adults, regionally and nationally.


Toren Finkel, MD, PhD

Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH
Clinical Director

Daniel E. Forman, MD, FAHA, FACC
Associate Director for Clinical Translation and Director of Emerging Therapeutics

Deborah S. Brodine, MHA, MBA
President, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital and UPMC Senior Services

Mary Ann Sander, MHA, MBA, NHA
Vice President, Aging and Disability Services
UPMC Community Provider Services

Taafoi S. Kamara, MPH
Administrative Director

Ronnie Edwards, MSW
Aging and Disability Coordinator

Jen Albaugh
Administrative Coordinator

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN
Geriatric Nurse Coordinator