Audrey S. Weiner, D.S.W., M.P.H., is President and CEO of the Jewish Home Lifecare in New York, which serves 10,000 elders a year through its rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing, housing, home care, adult day, care management, and transportation services. Dr. Weiner is the author of numerous publications, many addressing the transformation of nursing homes. She was the founding editor of the Journal of Social Work in Long-Term Care, and in 2003 co-edited (with Judah Ronch, Ph.D.) Making the Case for Culture Change in Long-Term Care—the first text to address the topic. Dr. Weiner is also co-editor with Dr. Ronch of Culture Change in Elder Care (2013) and Models & Pathways for Person-Centered Elder Care (2013), which are part of the series Leading Principles & Practices in Elder Care.
She currently serves as Chair and Board member of LeadingAge nationally, is past Chair and Board member of the Continuing Care Leadership Coalition (a New York area nonprofit, long-term care provider association), and is a Board member of the Greater New York Hospital Association. She previously chaired the LeadingAge Ethics Commission and Talent Cabinet.
Dr. Weiner received her doctorate in Social Welfare Administration from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and her Master’s in Public Health from Yale University.