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Hage, Brenda (Ph.D, DNP, ARNP)

Director of the School of Nursing
Marieb College of Health & Human Services

 Primary Care | Gerontology

Dr. Brenda Hage is a gerontologist and a nurse practitioner with clinical expertise in gerontology, rehabilitation, geriatric case management and family practice. She has 25 years of experience in higher education teaching and administration.

Dr. Hage served as the president of the board of directors of the Community Care Health Centers, a local organization with two federally qualified health center look-alike (FQHC-LA) clinics in Wilkes-Barre and Hazelton, PA. PA. She was appointed to the Pennsylvania Council of Aging by Governor Tom Corbett and served two terms. The Pennsylvania Council on Aging acts in an advisor capacity to the Governor and the Secretary of Aging on the planning,
coordination and delivery of services to older adults. She also served as the Associate Medical Director of the Hope Center, a pro-bono community health clinic.

She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, and the American Association of College of Nursing. 


Clinical Experiences:  

  • Northeastern Rehabilitation Associates, P.C. (Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine)
  • Associate Medical Director of The Hope Center (Primary Care Pro-Bono Community Health Clinic)
  • Pathway Senior Care Association, LLC (Co-Principal, Geriatric Care Management Practice)


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