not only made MOWAA the preeminent national organization dedicated to ending senior hunger in the United States but has also brought national attention to the long overlooked problem of senior hunger in America. Characterizing herself as a “missionary” in the cause of ending senior hunger in the United States, Enid Borden is frequently interviewed by major news media outlets and is often called upon by Congress, federal departments, and other not-for-profit organizations for expert advice and testimony. In addition to her position at MOWAA, Ms. Borden also serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Meals On Wheels Association of America Research Foundation. Prior to coming to MOWAA, Ms. Borden held several public affairs and policy positions in the public sector, including Deputy Commissioner for Policy and External Affairs at the Social Security Administration and Director of Public Affairs of the then Office of Human Development Services within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She also has been a successful small business owner. Ms. Borden currently serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Sesame Street Food Insecurity Advisory Committee, on the American Society of Association Executive’s (ASAE’s) Key Philanthropic Organizations Committee, which she chaired in 2008 and 2009, and on the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Associations of America. She has also been a member of the CEO Advisory Committee of ASAE, a member of the Nonprofit Advisory Board, and a Member of the Board of Trustees of Alfred University. Additionally, Ms. Borden has served on the faculty in the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies at Goucher College in Baltimore. Ms. Borden’s work has earned her recognition in Who’s Who in the Media and Communications. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Alfred University, her master’s degree from Adelphi University, and pursued study through the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University.
Eric A. Coleman, M.D., M.P.H., is Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Health Care Policy and Research at the University of Colorado at Denver. Dr. Coleman is the Director of the Care Transitions Program (www.caretransitions.org), which is aimed at improving quality and safety during times of care “hand-offs.” He is also the Executive Director of the Practice Change Fellows Program (www.practicechangefellows.org), which is designed to build leadership capacity among health care professionals who are responsible for geriatric programs and service lines. Dr. Coleman bridges innovation and practice through (1) enhancing the role of patients and caregivers in improving the quality of their care transitions across acute and postacute settings, (2) measuring quality of care transitions from the perspective of patients and caregivers, (3) implementing system-level practice improvement interventions, and (4) using health information technology to promote safe and effective care transitions.