NCOA Connect

April 28, 2020 - Participant Registration and Virtual Delivery Platforms

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This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

Recorded: 04/28/2020

Jennifer Tripken, Ed.D., CHES (Moderator)

Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

National Council on Aging

Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

Padraic Stanley, MSW, LCSW

Rush University Medical Center

Padraic Stanley, MSW, LCSW is the program manager for community-based health promotion programs for the Rush University Medical Center Department of Social Work and Community Health, where he oversees multiple projects to bring evidence-based group interventions for chronic condition management, pain management, wellness, and fall prevention to older adults throughout the city. At Rush, he is also the chair of the Immigrant Health Working Group, which champions institutional change in policy, practice, and operations to make Rush a safer and more welcoming environment for immigrant patients. Stanley is an active member of the Illinois Alliance for Welcoming Health Care is on the executive board of the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG) as the Co-Chair of the Marketing Committee, and is a member of the Associate Board for Erie Neighborhood House. Also, Padraic teaches group work and community practice as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work and works as a consultant for data visualization and grantwriting. Stanley received his Master of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago in 2015, where he completed practicum at Heartland Human Care Services and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Carlee Wasik

Michigan State University Extension

Carlee Wasik is currently the grant manager for an ACL Fall Prevention Sustainable Systems grantee for Michigan State University Extension. Her background resides in population health, disease management, and working with managed care organizations. She has created referral workflows within several health care and community settings such as primary care providers, managed care organizations, ophthalmologists, senior centers, and fire departments.

Bree Carlson

Health Educator

Michigan State University Extension


Recorded 04/28/2020
Recorded 04/28/2020