Introducing the Industry Leaders of Tomorrow

Vision Centre is pleased to introduce the interns contributing to our mission. These talented individuals will help bridge relationships between universities and providers and also promote and influence the public perception of the field of aging services.

Lily Kiffmeyer

Student Research Assistant

Lily Kiffmeyer is a Junior Undergraduate Student at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She is currently studying Health Care Administration with a minor in Finance. Lily has experience in a variety of LTC settings, holding positions as Resident Assistant, Receptionist, and Senior Living Management Intern. As the UW-Eau Claire ACHCA Student Chapter President, Lily prides herself in focusing on membership experience and networking throughout Health Care Operations. She continues to present LTC emerging leader research with Vision Centre at National ACHCA Convocation and Vision Centre Symposiums. In her future, she is excited to focus on advocating for seniors and managing staffing shortages while empowering the future leaders of the Senior Living field.

Shelby Koven

Student Research Assistant

Shelby Koven is a junior at Indiana University Indianapolis, majoring in Health Services Management with a minor in Graphic Design. As a PR Assistant for Phi Mu sorority, she leads social media efforts and thrives in collaborative environments. Shelby’s blend of healthcare expertise and creative flair positions her for a future in marketing leadership within the healthcare industry, where she aims to innovate and drive meaningful change.

Emma Cochrane

Student Research Assistant

Emma Cochrane is a Junior Undergraduate Student at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She is currently studying Health Care Administration with a minor in Gerontology. Emma has experience in a variety of long-term care roles, holding positions as CNA, Med-Tech, Receptionist, and Administrative Intern. As the UW-Eau Claire CHAASE intern, Emma handles social media accounts as well as helping the HCAD professors with various tasks. She also holds a research assistant position focused on the comorbidities of dementia in nursing homes. Looking ahead, Emma is excited to ensure the best possible care to the aging population.