Acts Names Gene Lammers, Jim Ryan to Board Positions

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities, a nonprofit operator based in Fort Washington, has named Dr. Gene Lammers to its board of directors. Lammers will also serve on the board of Westminster Village, an Acts affiliate community in Spanish Fort, Alabama.

Lammers currently serves as medical director at Mercy LIFE of Alabama. He is also an adjunct clinical professor of medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He has previously served as medical director of the Center for Geriatric Medicine at Indiana University Health, and has certifications with the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine.

Lammers holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Birmingham-Southern College, an M.D. from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, and a master’s degree in public health from UNC-Chapel Hill.

In addition, Acts named Jim Ryan to the board of directors of Integrace, a nonprofit system representing three Acts affiliate communities in the state of Maryland.

Ryan is a resident of Buckingham’s Choice, where he currently serves as president of the community’s resident association. He retired as scientific editor and continuing education program director at the American Chemical Society. Previously he worked at the Perkin-Elmer Scientific Instruments Corp., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment.

Ryan received his bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Virginia.