Knowledge empowers. Action transforms.

Beth is a patient advocate, speaker, photographer and author specializing in:

  • Venous thromboembolism VTE (deep vein thrombosis DVT and pulmonary embolism PE)
  • Anticoagulation
  • Adverse drug events
  • Pharmacy benefit management (PBM)
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare policy
  • Patient and family engagement
  • Patient empowerment

“a leading national patient advocate for action and progress on VTE”

Jack Jordan, Deputy Director CMS Partnership for Patients

  • Co-founder of  a medical education program at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Clot Connect. The program reached over 4 million persons in 135 countries within its first four years following start-up in 2010.
  • Over a decade, served in roles of Volunteer, Chapter Organizers, Advisor and Director of Communications at the National Blood Clot Alliance.
  • Member of the Clinical Practice Guideline Panel on Thrombophilia with the American Association of Hematology ASH (2015-2018), advising in the development of evidence based clinical practice guidelines on VTE.  
  • Member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Blood Disorders (CDC DBD) Expert Panel on Prevention Research
  • Advisor on Patient and Family Engagement to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Partnership for Patients initiative targeting hospital-acquired conditions
  • Member of National Quality Forum (NQF) Affinity Groups on venous thromboembolism and adverse drug events.
  • 25+ years of employment in health care policy and program administration including NC HHS Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield NC and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Thrombosis Center.
  • Published works