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Rhoda Silverstein Pomerantz

Rhoda Silverstein Pomerantz, American geriatrician, internist, health center executive. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Geriatric Medicine.

Background

Pomerantz, Rhoda Silverstein was born on May 6, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Alexander Silverstein and Bertha (Joffe) Solomon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Pennsylvania, 1958. Doctor of Medicine, Women's Medical College, Philadelphia, 1963. Master in Public Health, University Illinois, 1976.

Career

Intern Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, 1963-1964, resident in internal medicine, 1964-1966, 68-69. Member attending staff Tri-City Hospital, Oceanside, California, 1967, Mile Square Health Center, Chicago, 1969-1972. Member adjunct attending staff Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital, 1969-1970, medical director, associate administrator ambulatory care, 1969-1972, assistant attending staff department internal medicine, 1970-1974, associate attending staff internal medicine and preventive care, 1974-1982.

Project director Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, 1972-1976, medical director, 1976-1982. Chief Section of Geriatric Medicine St. Joseph Health Centers and Hospitals, Chicago, since 1982.

Membership

Fellow American College of Physicians, Gerontological Society of America, American Geriatrics Society (delegate to American Medical Association 1983-1990). Member American Medical Association, American Medical Directors Association (alternate delegate to American Medical Association since 1990, certified), Illinois Geriatrics Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Delta Omega.

Connections

Married Marc A. Pomerantz, August l4, l958 (divorced January l986). Children: Lauren, Susan. Married Irwin I. Feinberg, November l6, l986.

Stepchildren: Susan, Michael, Jonathan, David, Steven.