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Ellen Birchander

Title: Grad Prog Dir, Senior Lecturer

Phone: 617.287.7300


Department: Gerontology Institute

Areas of Expertise

health and physical aspects of aging, social aspects of aging, psychology of aging


MS, Tufts University
MSW, Boston College
AB, Simmons College

Additional Information

Ellen Birchander previously served as assistant secretary for programs at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs. She has worked in the areas of development of community supports and care management for elders. She received a BA from Simmons College, an MSW from Boston College, and an MS from Tufts University.