Speaking Experience

Time is spent sharing my story  at many health, antimicrobial, laboratory science, and pharma conferences; students, hospitals, and churches or any groups that have an interest in acquired infections or sepsis in a healthcare setting. Sponsors have found the patient experience is key for awareness of the global Antibiotic Resistance problem as well as motivation for research and prevention…..

~ Asheboro High School – Healthcare Occupations Science Academy

~ Randolph Hospital Support Staff Symposium (Sepsis lecture)

~ Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

~ Healthcare Surfaces Summit 2017 (Keynote speaker)

~ Infectious Diseases Society of America (Keynote speaker)

~ IDWeek 2017

~ T2 Biosystems (global sales team)

~ World AMR Conference 2018, 2019 and 2020

~ GenMark Diagnostics global team meeting 2019

~ Shionogi Pharma – Company meeting 2019

~ Locus Biosciences – Research conference RTP 2019

~ Pfizer – Latin American Conference 2019

~ Pfizer Middle East region- Dubai 2019

~ Our Lady of the Lake Hospital 2019 – Sepsis Lecture for Nursing CEU’s

~ Pew Health Washington D.C. Congressional visits 2019

~ MAD ID 2020 – Raising Awareness off Sepsis /CEU course

~ United Nations NY AMR Stakeholders Meeting (virtual) 2021

~ Pfizer UK patient story video for World Sepsis Day 2021


Podcast interview on Outbreak News Today radio program, ” What is Sepsis”?

Surviving Sepsis

Podcast interview on Empowered Patient Forum

“The Importance of Patient Advocacy”

Podcast with host Karen Jagoda

I have written  blog articles for:

Longitude Prize

“How Septic Shock Can Change Your Life”

Clean Hands-Safe Hands
“The Real Cost of HAI’s- The Patients”

I was the feature article in the Infectious Diseases Society of America  “Faces of Antimicrobial Resistance”

Faces of Antimicrobial Resistance