Ilene W. Rosenthal
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Ilene W. Rosenthal has been with the Maryland Department of Aging for more than twenty years where she has contributed to the development of public policy in the areas of aging and long-term care reform. In April 2007, she was appointed deputy secretary of the department. She previously served as the chief of housing services where she was responsible for the administration of several long-term service and support programs including the Medicaid Waiver for Older Adults. She also served as project director for the Aging and Disability Resource Center Program, Policy Academy on Civic Engagement, and Maryland’s Long Term Care Awareness campaign.
She serves on a number of boards and committees including the Maryland Gerontological Association, the Senior Life Task Force of the Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, and the Aging Committee of the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. She holds B.A. degrees in Social Work and Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and an M.S.W. from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.
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