AMBASSADORS

Lenore Alexander
Lenore Alexander
Email: Lalexander@leahslegacy.org
LeahsLegacy
Monitoring for Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Impairment (OIVI) Video
Areas of Interest: Continuous Post-op Electronic Monitoring and Education - bringing different parties interested in patient safety to the same table
 
Johannah Backdaughter of Johannah Back
Johannah Back, PIPSQC Ambassador Assistant Lead
Email: BackJohannah@yahoo.com
Areas of Interest: Tubing Misconnections, MRSA, and their prevention
 
Susan Biggar
Susan Biggar
Email: s.biggar@healthissuescentre.org.au
Health Issues Centre 
Areas of Interest: Patient- and Family-Centered Care, Partnerships in Health, Patient and Family Involvement in Quality and Safety, Quality Improvement, Patients and families as advisors and in governance roles, Cystic Fibrosis Care
 
Tom Dahlborg
Tom Dahlborg
Email: td66@rocketmail.com
Twitter: @tdahlborg 
Blog
Areas of Interest: Relationship Centered Care, Compassionate Care, Empathetic Care, Patient and Family Engagement, Parent Partnerships, Patient Partnerships, Patient Activation, Clinician Engagement and Activation, Patient Safety
 
Chris Espersen
Chris Espersen
Twitter: @ChrisEspersen
Areas of Interest: Rare Childhood Diseases, Thalassemia, Adverse Childhood Experiences
 
Barb Farlow
 
Dr. Julia Hallisydaughter of Dr. Julia Hallisy
Dr. Julia Hallisy
Email: Julia@EmpoweredPatientCoalition.org
Empowered Patient Coalition 
Empowered Patient Coalition - Publications
Areas of Interest: Patient Education, Patient Engagement, Medical Error Reduction, Health Care Communications, and Patient-Centered Care
 
Tanya Lord
Tanya Lord
Email: tanyalord@comcast.net
The Grief Toolbox 
Noah’s Story: Are You Listening?
Areas of Interest: Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Patient Engagement, Improving Patient Communication, Grief Support
 
Dale Ann MicalizziJustin Micalizzi
Dale Ann Micalizzi, PIPSQC Ambassador Lead
Pediatric Patient Safety Advocate and Consultant
Founder/Director Justin's HOPE at The Task Force for Global Health
Email: MicalizziDAG@aol.com
Twitter: @JustinHOPE
Justin’s HOPE story on film. Changing tomorrow for all of us…
Justin's HOPE Project at The Task Force for Global Health 
Justin's HOPE Healthcare Blog
A Heart of Healing: When things go wrong in care - The family perspective
Areas of Interest: Pediatric Patient Safety, Compassionate Patient/Family Centered Care, Transparency in Medicine, Medical School Education
 
Julie Ginn Moretz
Julie Ginn Moretz
Email: jmoretz@uams.edu
Areas of Interest:
Family Presence, Patient-and-Family-Centered Care, Engagement
 
James Padillason of James Padilla
James Padilla, JD, PIPSQC Ambassador Assistant Lead
Email: jpadilla43@live.com
Areas of Interest: Root Cause Analysis, Patient and Family Involvement, Sedation/Anesthesia
 
Dr. Tricia Pil
Dr. Tricia Pil
Email: tricia.pil@chp.edu 
Babel: The Voices of a Medical Trauma  
Areas of Interest: Quality and Process Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, Patient Safety, Pediatrics, Transparency, Disclosure, and Patient Advocacy
 
Kim Lynette Sandstrom
Kim Lynette Sandstrom
Email: kimlynette@aol.com
SpeakerLink 
AlexanderSpeakersBureau.com
Areas of Interest: Patient Safety, Patient Empowerment, Patient Advocacy, Grief work following medical error and less invasive healthcare
 
Dr. Hannah Zhu
Dr. Hannah Zhu
Email: hannah.h.zhu@gmail.com 
Global Tracheostomy Collaborative
Areas of Interest: Tracheostomy Safety, Handovers, QI Recruitment and Education