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I just endorsed @mightycasey for the #WEGOHealthAwards. Check out this #PatientLeader’s profile and you’ll see why

Maiden solo #wheelchair experience @S4PM @PatientVoices @caregiving @mike_mitt @CoalitionCCC #accessibility @pccdsln

Nice. Good to hear the human side

Drugmakers defy Trump's call to drop prices This is the war on drugs. NOT

The Culture of Participatory Research @PCORI @S4PM @praxagora @PetrieFlom Advancing the culture.

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July 15, 2018

Helping Hands Everywhere

I took my foldable electric wheelchair solo on my trip to Philadelphia this week. My last solo wheelchair experience was in New York City in 1977 when I took a…
July 8, 2018

The Culture of Participatory Research

My recurring mind loop these days is non-traditional patient, non-traditional patient, non-traditional patient. I heard it repeatedly while attended a one-day symposium, Putting Patients at the Center of Research: Opportunities…
July 1, 2018


Alice's blood pressure is 110/50 right now. That's a data point. Her blood pressure, untreated, lives around 150/90. She's prescribed medicine for it, but she ran out last week and…

As an action catalyst, I empower people traveling together toward best health (people as patients, caregivers, parents, clinicians, direct care staff, communities, and the people that support them). I wear many hats in healthcare:

  • Patient with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Care partner for several family members’ end-of-life journeys
  • Nurse for 40+ years
  • Informaticist
  • QI leader
  • Husband, Father, Opa, Musician

I specialize in patient/ caregiver/ clinician/ community relationships and the intersection between technology and the health journey.

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