Artis Safety Council

Meet the Artis Safety Council

We partner with leading experts in multiple healthcare fields to ensure the safety of our Memory Care residents in Branford, CT.

Message from the President

Don Feltman, President and CEO of Artis Senior Living, speaks on Artis’ response to the COVID-19 crisis and our company’s continued focus on the safety and well-being of our residents, associates and families. Watch Don Feltman discuss Artis Senior Living’s Advancing Safe Living Initiative.

Partners in Advancing Safe Living

Artis Senior Living is thrilled to partner with leading experts in epidemiology, gerontology and Memory Care to help ensure the health and safety of our communities.

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Michele Bellantoni

MD, CMD
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Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is also a Certified Medical Director for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Bayview Specialty Hospital Programs, and serves as Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Medical Directors Association. Watch Michele Bellantoni discuss how to keep older adults with cognitive impairment safe from COVID.

Morgan Katz

MD, MHS
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Morgan Katz, MD, MHS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a member of the independent Coronavirus Commission on Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes that will be advising the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Her area of clinical expertise is infectious diseases. Her research interests lie in infection control and antibiotic stewardship in long-term care facilities. Watch Morgan Katz discuss current clinical updates with COVID and lessons learned throughout the pandemic.

Ravi Passi

MD, FACP, CMD
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Ravi Passi, MD, FACP, CMD, is an attending physician in partnership with Artis at Olney Assisted Living in Maryland, is a board-certified Physician in Internal Medicine and has been in practice in Montgomery County, Md., since 1985. He trained at District of Columbia General and Georgetown University hospitals. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Certified Medical Director for Long-Term Care, and is highly active with the Mid-Atlantic Medical Directors Association. He is also a member of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. Watch Ravi Passi discuss community protocols during COVID and Reopening Guidelines.

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