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Reminder: ASA Brain Health Day in Oakland, CA

We have two excellent new speakers, Anne Hinton and Steve DeMello, to add to the excellent roster during the ASA Brain Health Day to take place on Friday, September 11th, 2009, at the Oakland Marriott City Center.

Anne Hinton San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult ServicesAnne Hinton is Executive Director of the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services. In this capacity she has responsibility for In-Home Supportive Services, Adult Protective Services, Public Guardian, Public Conservator, Public Administrator, Representative Payee, Veterans Services, Information and Referral, and the Partnership for Community Based Care and Support. In addition the Department funds 45 community service providers for programs such as congregate meals, senior centers, home delivered meals, case management, family caregiving, etc.

Her career spans more than 25 years including positions as the Director of Home Care, Care Management and Fiduciary Services Department for the Institute on Aging, the Director of Aging Services for San Francisco Catholic Charities and Director of the South San Francisco Senior Services. Ms. Hinton has experience as a lecturer/teacher in the field of Gerontology.

Steven DeMello Public Health InstituteSteven DeMello has over 30 years of experience in research, hospital operations, strategic planning, systems management and consulting. He is currently a Research Program Director at the Public Health Institute. His most recent position wass as Executive Director and Senior Advisor of the Health Technology Center (HealthTech), a non-profit research group and expert network based in San Francisco. Prior to HealthTech he served as chief operating officer of ezboard, Inc. a large first-generation consumer social networking company. His previous positions include serving as Senior Vice President California Healthcare System, President and COO of Alliance Home Care Management, Inc., and Principal at the global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney. He received a BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Registration fees are still $150, but will increase to $190 by August 29th. More information at ASA Brain Health Day. If you are planning to attend…hurry!

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