Medical Director & CEO
Liz von Wellsheim, MSN, MA, GNP, has two masters degrees from the University of Pennsylvania: one as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner and the other in Social Gerontology. Liz has more than 25 years of experience in the field of geriatrics.
In 1987, Liz started her own in-home care management company (In-Home Elder Care, Inc.), which she sold ten years later upon accepting the position of Manager of GNP Services at the Center for Senior Health at PeaceHealth Medical Group.
In 2006, fulfilling a lifetime dream, Liz joined with Nancy and Ronda in the purchase of ElderHealth & Living, where she works as the CEO and Medical Director of the campus.
Liz has served on the Oregon Geriatric Society board for 10 years (and as president from 2006-07). Liz is also a past president of the National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners and served on their board for five years.
Liz is a seasoned speaker, presenting lectures and workshops locally, regionally, and nationally, to a variety of audiences on topics related to elder care.