Our Team

Our Team

Our Team

Elizabeth Phelan, MD, MSs

She/Her

Project Director

Dr. Phelan is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, at the UW School of Medicine. Dr. Phelan leads and directs the NW GWEC.

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Michael V. Vitiello, PhD

He/Him

Co-Director

Dr. Vitiello is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UW School of Medicine. He provides administrative oversight for all NW GWEC activities.

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Barbara B. Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN

She/Her

Associate Director

Dr. Cochrane is the de Tornyay Endowed Professor for Healthy Aging and Director of the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging at the UW School of Nursing.

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Katherine A. Bennett, MD

She/Her

Geriatric Medicine Training Lead

Dr. Bennett is the Program Director for the UW Geriatric Medicine Fellowship and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

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Aimee Verrall, MPH

She/Her

Program Manager

Armed with her MPH and a passion for geriatrics and older adults , Aimee is the day-to-day manager of all NW GWEC activities.