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Anthony Sterns, PhD
Anthony Sterns, PhD, is the Secretary General of the International Society for Gerontechnology and a recognized expert in field. He is a pioneer in the application of mobile computers and smartphones for improving the quality of life for individuals living with chronic illness, and his research has focused on the theme of cognitive prosthetics typified by the cognitive therapeutic intervention The Memory Magic Program. Dr. Sterns is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of iRxReminder LLC, a platform technology for ensuring patient medication and care compliance in clinical trials and for empowering and monitoring high adherence in personal prescription management. His academic roles include adjunct professor for the Graduate Studies in Management and Technology program for the University of Maryland Global Campus, adjunct professor in the School of Professional Studies for the City University of New York, and as a senior lecturer for the College of Business Administration, Arts and Sciences, Family and Consumer Research, and the School of Nursing for The University of Akron, and for the College of Business at Kent State University. Dr. Sterns received his doctorate in the field of Industrial Organizational Psychology with a graduate certificate in Gerontology in 2001 and a graduate certificate in Healthcare Management in 2014 from The University of Akron. As a faculty member of the MS in Research Administration and Compliance program, Dr. Sterns teaches required courses such as RAC 612 – Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer, and Commercialization.