Marlene Piturro has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and an MBA in organizational development. In addition to her private practice focused on career and retirement issues of older adults, Piturro has consulted on the issues of aging for such companies as Pfizer, Pharmacia, the Leapfrog Group and Oxford Health Plans. As a journalist, she has written about senior health issues for The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune Washington Post and USA Today. In 2010 her husband, percussionist Howard Van Hyning, died after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
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