About Us

Rabbi Richard Address
Rabbi Richard F. Address, D. Min.

Rabbi Richard F. Address serves as the specialist and congregation consultant for the North American Reform movement in the program areas of Caring Community and Family Concerns. His work has been based on the belief that a congregation, to be a true “caring community”, must be founded on a theology of sacred relationships. Read more




Carla Sutter MSW/LISW

Carla Sutter
Carla Sutter, LSW/MISW

Carla Sutter MSW/LISW is the Program Director at Care Management and Coordination, A Program of Fairview that is dedicated to helping people care for themselves and family members whose needs are changing due to age or illness. She has worked in the Geriatric Field for over 20 years and has provided training to Companies and individuals throughout the United States and Canada.

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Dr. Howard Silverman, MD MS

Dr. Howard Silverman
Dr. Howard Silverman, MD

Dr. Silverman currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Information Resources, The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix where he oversees and coordinates IT services on the campus (desktop support, networking, computing security, applications development, and the like), biomedical communications, academic computing, web services, and the biomedical library. Additionally he works with the medical school curriculum, emphasizing the informatics components of the curriculum.

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Donald Friedman, MD

Donald M. Friedman, M.D.
Donald M. Friedman, M.D.

Donald M. Friedman, M.D. received his undergraduate A.B. degree from Princeton University in 1966 and his M.D. from The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1970.

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Ilena J. Blicker, MD

Ilena J. Blicker, MD
Ilena J. Blicker, MD

Ilena J. Blicker, MD is a board certified neurologist who recently retired after 35 years in solo practice in Glendale, Ca. She has served on Bioethics committees since 1985.

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