John A. Hartford Foundation’s Berman to be Honored, Give Commencement Address at Quinnipiac U.
Amy Berman, RN, a Senior Program Officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation, a nurse, and a passionate champion for improving the care of older adults, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Quinnipiac University at the school's Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. Ms. Berman will also deliver a Commencement address to the undergraduate School of Nursing on the university's Hamden, Connecticut campus.
"We could not be more proud of our colleague, Amy Berman, whose commitment to older adults represents the best of both nursing and philanthropy," said Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of The John A. Hartford Foundation. "Her leadership as a grantmaker reflects her knowledge of our healthcare system, her deep concern for others, particularly those who are vulnerable or in need, her spirit of innovation, and her gift for bringing people together in positive and constructive ways."
A dedicated advocate and thought leader, Ms. Berman directs the Foundation's work to develop, test, and spread innovative models of care that improve health outcomes for older adults. Her portfolio has included such groundbreaking programs as Patient Priority Care (Carealign), the Care Transitions Intervention, Care Management Plus, the IMPACTCollaborative Care model for depression care, and Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE)...