9 Lives Health Advocacy LLC
9 Lives Health Advocacy LLC was founded on the belief that every patient deserves compassion, empathy, and respect as they manage their unique health challenges. I am a grateful heart transplant recipient with many years’ experience managing complex health needs. My professional background includes 8 years’ experience as a Clinical Medical Librarian and 15+ years’ experience as a legal operations professional.
My virtual practice focuses on three areas:
- Medical Navigational Services – Diagnosis and treatment options, insurance navigational services, and communication planning and support in preparation for healthcare appointments
- Advocacy services for transplant, autoimmune, immunocompromised, rare disease, and chronic health issues, recognizing the unique needs of living with a lifelong, chronic health issue
- Medical research and condition-specific resource location, including medical and scientific literature summaries, clinical trial options, and disease and condition-specific organization and support resources
My education includes:
Certificate, Program in Healthcare Advocacy
U.C. Berkeley Extension School (anticipated completion fall 2021)
California Western School of Law, Academic Achievement Scholarship
Master of Library Science
State University of New York at Albany, Health Sciences Information Resources Management
My experience navigating the “patient maze challenge” of insurance issues, researching treatments and drug side effects, and coordinating multiple specialists, led me to become a health advocate. I am well-versed in advocating for those in small patient populations with individual needs, interfacing with healthcare providers, insurance companies, researching diagnostic and treatment options, and preparing communication plans to get the best outcome for you.
I am here to assist you address your unique health challenges, with services tailored to your needs, supporting you and your family’s individual requirements.
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