Ms. Edelstein is Senior Vice President of NJHA’s Center for Partnerships Transforming Health (PaTH). She directs the policy, regulatory, education and membership services activities of the Association as they relate to post-acute and long-term care. In addition, Theresa coordinates policy work related to insurance and managed care and works directly with NJHA’s emergency preparedness team. Earlier in her career, Theresa worked as a licensed nursing home administrator in New Jersey and New York.

Theresa is a part-time lecturer at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. She also serves on the Board of the New Jersey Innovation Institute.

Theresa has her master’s in public health from the Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, and her Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University. She has presented and published nationally and internationally on topics related to post-acute care services, quality, and policy.