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PhilipMcCallionPhilip  McCallion

School of Social Welfare

Expertise: Developmental disabilities; Alzheimer's disease; long term care; nursing home diversion; health promotion; civic engagement; aging-prepared communities.

Campus phone: (518) 442-5347
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Philip McCallion, director of UAlbany's Center for Excellence in Aging Services, is an expert on the Medicare D program, on which he conducts educational programs for seniors in upstate New York in conjunction with state providers and the Elder Network of the Capital Region. His research and program development activities include evaluating the effectiveness of interventions for persons with dementia, the development of outreach strategies and interventions, and the assisting of agencies with direct care workforce development. McCallion is a Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar. He graduated from Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, and received his doctorate from UAlbany (1993).