A Registered Nurse with 35+ years experience, and a Board Certified Health Coach through Health Coach Alliance. Her expertise is in wellness consulting, providing coaching to professionals within the corporate environment.
Gathering years of experience within the nursing profession's clinical setting starting as a Staff Nurse at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia working in the Infant Transitional Unit and subsequently assisting in the Operating Room with Dr. C. Everett Koop. Moved into the field of OB/GYN Nursing at Lankenau Hospital and performed mostly within the capacity of in-patient obstetrics which encompassed taking care of patients in premature labor, labor and delivery, newborn care and post-partum recovery and OBICU patients.
Pursued starting a Women's Healthcare Division for Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals as a Women's Healthcare Professional Representative and after numerous honors and awards attained the highest achievable careerpath level. After a "Corporate Adoption" of Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis by Pfizer a brief 5-years within their Primary Care Division resulted in recognition being the recepient of numerous awards including a "Vision" award to which the receipient is voted by their peers for their achievements in identifying successful ways to promote products within the pharmaceutical market. Transitioned into the Medical Affairs sector of the industry as a Medical Communications Specialist at Cephalon and was provided formal Certification training through the Drug Information Association.
Created a Non-profit Organization to provide Patient Navigation and Health Coaching Services for Women and Children in the United States. Recruiting RNs into the Health Coaching field as part of the Health Care Reform initiative and Healthy People 2020.
Specialties: Patient and Nurse Advocate for Women and Children's Health Issues, lobbying for Healthcare Reform, strong communication skills, analytical with an eye for detail, ability to identify and develop potential in others, solutions-oriented to alleviate and solve problems.
Health Coach Alliance - CHC, Health Coaching, Board Certified Health Coach