ROCHESTER – Kristen Waterstram-Rich has been named chairwoman of HCR Cares, a nonprofit partner of HCR Home Care.
HCR Cares focuses on addressing barriers to independent living and nursing-workforce shortages through research projects and educational initiatives.
Waterstram-Rich has an educational background in nuclear medicine technology and health systems administration. After working in a clinical setting, she worked at the Rochester Institute of Technology for more than 38 years in a variety of teaching and administrative positions. At RIT, she is professor emeritus in the College of Health Sciences and Technology and the College of Science.
Brighton-based HCR Cares is a partner of HCR Home Care, which provides services across upstate New York. The agency’s Finger Lakes/WNY Region includes Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, and Wayne counties.