Tobi Abramson, PhD, has worked in the aging field for over 25 years. She an Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling at New York Institute of Technology, in addition to being an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Abramson serves on the board of Elder Shares the Arts; immediate past President of the Board of Directors of the National Center for Creative Aging; President of NYSPA’s Division of Adult Development and Aging; a NYSPA Media Ambassador; Co-Chair of Nassau County’s Geriatric Mental Health Alliance and is a member of the Long-Term Care Council of Nassau County, N.Y. In addition, Dr. Abramson serves as chair of the program committee for the State Society on Aging of New York and is president-elect of SSANY. Dr. Abramson’s long involvement in the American Society on Aging includes serving as a member of the Board of Directors, past chair of ASA’s Awards Committee, currently serving on MHAN’s Leadership Council and Editorial Board, co-chairing ASA’s NYC regional group, and serving on the Governance Committee. She consults and conducts trainings for the regional Chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association and is Geriatric Coordinator at the Adult Developmental Center, in Hewlett, NY.