Healthcare Advocate Profile
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How I Can Help
Having both a clinical and a business administration background, I have the unique ability to connect with patients, families, medical team members and administrators. My experience as an occupational therapist and as an executive has provided me with experience throughout the continuum of healthcare
Olivet Nazarene University – Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
The Ohio State University- Bachelor’s Degree – Allied Health, Occupational Therapy
Why I Became a Professional Healthcare Advocate
Working as an Occupational Therapist and as an administrator in a cancer, surgery and multiple service lines. I witnessed the critical importance of care coordination and the flow of communication between patients and their medical teams. My core belief in the multidisciplinary team approach brought me to care coordination and advocacy after serving in a number of medical and administrative settings.
Professional Organizations and Affiliations
Adjunct Faculty Member; Health Systems Management Program, College of Health Sciences at Rush University , Chicago, IL Sept. 2011 – Present
Administrator, Rush University Cancer Center, Surgery and Oncology Service Lines
Rush University Medical Center, June 2010 – June 2016 Chicago, IL
Vice President-Hospital Operations; Sinai Health System Chicago, IL 2000 – 2008
Senior Occupational Therapist, Manager, Director of Rehabilitation; Kansas City Rehab Institute,
Florida Institute for Neuro Rehab, Pennsylvania 1995 – 2000
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