Beth is a patient advocate, speaker, photographer and author specializing in:
- Venous thromboembolism VTE (deep vein thrombosis DVT and pulmonary embolism PE)
- Adverse drug events
- Pharmacy benefit management (PBM)
- 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