Certified Insulin Pump Trainer for Disetronic, Medtronic, Animas and DANA Diabecare II
1999-2005; Deltec Cozmo 2003; Roche Spirit 2005.
Trained on Tandem's t:slim 2012.
Experienced user - MS Office, Internet, Salesforce.com
Co-Principal Investigator03/2014 to 03/2015HEALTHY INTERACTIONS, LLCChicago, IL
Process and systems design to measure baseline variables and monitor outcomes.
Outcomes -A1c and Diabetes Distress reduction with QOL improvements in insulin pump/CGM evaluation cohorts via telephonic education with increasing levels of care.
Poster creation and presentation AADE 2016.
Established Liberty as model learning organization.
Liberty's Healthy Living Telephonic Diabetes Education Program.
Liberty's Healthy Living Obstructive Sleep Apnea Program.
Liberty's ADA recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.
Product Review Panel - Collaborative approach to on-boarding new products and devices.
Directs remote clinical management team - corporate locations with oversight for insulin pump training center, inbound and outbound education call centers, work@home program via technology.
Established nationwide network of insulin pump trainers as master distributor of new pump.
Obtained accredited CE provider certification through nursing, case management and nutrition/dietetic licensing boards.
Medical liaison to physicians, allied healthcare professionals, health plans, and the community.
Manages clinical/sales relationship in conjunction with the external Managed Care Sales Team including provisioning of a contracted clinical workforce to meet >250 contracts/customer's needs with frequent live interface including quarterly business reviews and CE programs/presentations Facilitator - Conversation Map® Sessions (MERCK: Journey for Control Program).
Facilitate health education sessions on client driven topics including diabetes and health plan choices.
Healthy Interactions App Development Team member.
Director/Senior Manager/Assistant VP of Clinical Programs09/2001 to CurrentLIBERTY MEDICAL, LLCPort St. Lucie, FL
Liberty is a DME sales organization serving approx.1/4 million persons with diabetes and other medical conditions requiring medical devices and supplies.
Developed Clinical Solutions including clinical orientation and education for all levels of Liberty Medical Supply staff.
Program and Product Development.
Liberty's Healthy Living Insulin Pump Education Program with 24x7 staffing.
NEIRB approved Insulin pump/CGM use study with major research partner.
Sales Professional04/2001 to 09/2001INNOVEX HEALTH MANAGEMENT SERVICESParsippany, NJ
One of 60 nationwide diabetes educators selected by BMS regional managers to represent Bristol-Myers Squibb in a national initiative - "The Diabetes Knowledge Exchange".
Clinical management of FL territory with focus on Diabetes Rx sales- Exceeded BMS goals; ranked 4th in Southeast region.
Education Specialist/Program Director01/1997 to 01/2001MARTIN MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEMS, INCStuart, FL
Creator and Director of the Diabetes Education Program for MMHS which led to ADA Recognition.
Functioned as CDE/RD and team leader of the Diabetes Disease Management Team.
Consultant Dietitian01/1995 to 01/1999SELF-EMPLOYEDStuart, FL
Private practice specializing in diabetes, weight control, women's nutrition, home-health.
Program educator for the Diabetes Interactive Network in conjunction with Eli Lilly & Co.
Adjunct Faculty Member01/1994 to 01/1997INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEStuart, FL
Certified instructor - "Nutrition & Diet Therapy" - required course for allied health professionals.
Associate Director of Nutrition Services01/1992 to 01/1994MARTIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SOUTHStuart, FL
Promoted from Clinical Dietitian to Associate Director to start-up Nutrition Services at satellite hospital (100 beds).
Responsible for fulfilling all applicable regulatory, licensure, health department, and JCAHO requirements for Nutrition Services.
Clinical Dietitian01/1985 to 01/1992MARTIN MEMORIAL HOSPITALStuart, FL
Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (CNSD).
Administered SICU/MICU nutrition support protocols - member of Nutrition Support Team.
Primary emphasis on neurological insult and member of 'NeuroRehab' Team.
Nutrition Education delivery to patients, administration and medical staff.
Education and Training
BS: MA Nutrition & DieteticsCommunity Health Education Kent State UniversityKent, OHMA Nutrition & Dietetics
Activities and Honors
Certified Diabetes Educator with the American Association of Diabetes Educators, #0982-0444
*Registered Dietitian with the American Dietetic Association (ADA) #R621973
*Licensed Dietitian - State of Florida, #ND42
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