CITRIS is pleased to announce that Dr. David Lindeman has joined CITRIS as the Co-Director of Health Care and will work with fellow co-director Steven DeMello to coordinate health care projects among the four CITRIS campuses. Lindeman has worked in the field of aging and long-term care for more than 30 years as a health services researcher and administrator most recently spending four years as the founder and director of the Center for Technology and Aging (CTA) within the Public Health Institute in Oakland. “We are delighted to have David with us as we continue to strengthen our projects within the health care arena,” says Paul Wright, CITRIS Director. “His extensive experience in working with technology and public health will be a tremendous asset.”
Lindeman will continue in his role with the CTA, which was developed with support from The SCAN Foundation, as the CTA moves to become a CITRIS Center. In addition, he serves as Co-Director of the Center for Innovation and Technology in Public Health, which advances the use of technology to support population health. Previously, he was the founder and director of the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging in Evanston, IL, where he was responsible for developing and implementing evidence-based applied research programs, demonstration projects, education programs and dissemination initiatives. He has also held positions as Associate Professor of Health Policy at the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center and Co-Director of the University of California, Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Dr. Lindeman received his PhD and MSW in social welfare, health services research, and gerontology from UC Berkeley and his BA from the State University of New York, Binghamton.