David Lindeman, PhD, Director

Dr. Lindeman has worked in the field of aging and long-term care for 30 years as a health services researcher and administrator. In addition to directing the Center for Technology and Aging, he serves as Co-Director of the Center for Innovation and Technology in Public Health, which advances the use of technology to support population health. Prior to joining the Center for Technology and Aging, he was the founder and director of the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging in Evanston, IL, where he was responsible for developing and implementing evidence-based applied research programs, demonstration projects, education programs and dissemination initiatives. Previously, he held positions as Associate Professor of Health Policy at the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center and Co-Director of the University of California, Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Dr. Lindeman has been a principal or co-principal investigator on numerous federal, state, and foundation-supported studies. He also has been director or co-director of coordinating centers, including those for the National Institute on Aging, California Department of Health Services, and the Brookdale Foundation, and has served on numerous advisory boards and task forces. Dr. Lindeman received his PhD and MSW in social welfare, health services research, and gerontology from the University of California, Berkeley and his BA from the State University of New York, Binghamton.

Lynn Redington, DrPH, MBA, Senior Program Director

Dr. Redington has extensive healthcare industry experience, and has evaluated and commercially developed health technologies for the past 30 years. Prior to joining the Center for Technology and Aging, she was a strategy and operations consultant to more than 25 healthcare organizations. She has also held senior business strategy and marketing leadership positions for HealthNet and companies that are now part of Pfizer, Novartis, Allere and Allergan. Dr. Redington received her DrPH in health policy and management from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, her MPH from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, her MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, and her BA from the University of California, Davis.

Valerie Steinmetz, Program Director

Ms. Steinmetz joins the Center for Technology and Aging from The Health Technology Center, where she was the Manager of Research and Product Development, and coordinated research in ten key areas including, Medical Imaging, Critical Care, Geriatrics, Cardiovascular Services, Orthopedics, Neurology, Surgical and Interventional Services, Oncology, Healthcare Facilities, and Information Technology. She was responsible for conducting technology scans, developing and the implementation and upkeep of the website. Ms. Steinmetz received BA degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in Public Health, Psychology, and Molecular and Cell Biology. She received her Pre Medical Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program from the University of California, Berkeley and is completing her MPH degree in Applied Epidemiology at Emory University.


The Center is supported by numerous consultants with expertise in technology, strategic planning, product development, health care research and evaluation, organizational management, communications and marketing, and clinical management.

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