[raw] Members of the Kendal Outreach Board of Directors bring a broad perspective to the field of aging. The Board is comprised of members with diverse backgrounds in health care, geriatrics, nursing and clinical research, psychology, social work, law and risk management.
Mark Bruley is a biomedical engineer and Vice President for Accident and Forensic Investigation at ECRI Institute in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Patient safety with medical devices has been the focus of his work for almost 40 years. He received the AAMI & Becton Dickinson’s 2014 Patient Safety Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements by healthcare professionals who have made a significant advancement toward the improvement of patient safety.
Kendal Outreach Board Chair, Retired Professor of Radiology and of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH and retired physician at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, Lebanon, NH.
Marshall B. Kapp
Marshall B. Kapp is the Director of the Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law, with faculty appointments as Professor, Department of Geriatrics, FSU College of Medicine, and Professor of Medicine and Law in the FSU College of Law. He also is affiliated with the FSU Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy. He is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Legal Medicine, a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and the American College of Legal Medicine, and a recipient of GSA’s Kent Award and the ACLM Gold Medal Award.
Nancy Kirby completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology at Bennett College for Women. She went on to complete her Masters of Social Service degree from Bryn Mawr College. She was a medical social worker with Temple University Medical Center and Planned Parenthood before joining the Department of Sociology at Beaver College (now Arcadia University). Nancy was hired by Bryn Mawr College as the field faculty for the Maternal and Child Health grant program. She then continued in her employ serving as the Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions for the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College for over 30 years. Since 2010, Nancy has served as a Consultant to the Dean of GSSWSR for Alumnae /i Connections. As an activist, she participated in the Greesnboro, NC, sit-ins in 1960, and at the 50th anniversary commemoration was honored as one of Bennett College’s “unsung heroes.” Nancy has served on a number of boards, including Spectrum Health Services, the Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF), The Inglis Foundation (who honored her with their Gold Coin award), The Valentine Foundation, and The Dowdy Foundation. In 2014, she was honored by the Bryn Mawr College Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers for her longstanding work and commitment to the field.
Gail Powell-Cope, Chair
Co-Director of the VA Health Services Research and Development, Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (CINDRR) at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, FL; Adjunct faculty positions at College of Nursing and College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
Associate Director, Program Director for Gerontology, and Associate Professor at the Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.