NHEW 2022: You Do You: A Toolkit for Bold Self Advocacy in Meeting Your Career Goals
Recorded On: 10/21/2022
- Non-member - $18
- Member - $9
- Student Member - $5
- Student Non-Member - $10
In this webinar, students will experience how they can boldly advocate for their career goals and dreams. It is up to each person to know they are their own best advocate and should have a toolkit of tried-and-true methods and ideas for promoting their aspirations.
Nick Turkas, MS
Senior Director of Patient Education and Community Connections
Nick Turkas, MS serves as the Senior Director of Patient Education and Community Connections at the Arthritis Foundation. Nick also serves as the Liaison for all things Walk with Ease program.
Julie Coleman (Moderator)
CDC Public Health Associate
Osteoarthritis Action Alliance
Julie Coleman is a Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Associate. She oversee the Arthritis-Appropriate Evidence-Based Intervention Approval Process at the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance and has assisted SOPHE in the development of the its toolkit on supporting remote delivery of AAEBIs.
MSU Denver Health Institute
Teresa O’Connell is the Assistant Director of the MSU Denver Health Institute. She completed her BA in ELA at DU where she swam all four years on a full-ride swimming scholarship. After graduating from DU, she attended UC Denver where she received her Ed. S in Educational Psychology, with a concentration in secondary English education. Teresa is a Colorado professionally licensed educator and taught secondary English language arts, reading, theater, and writing for over eight years. During her time teaching, she also worked for three years as a high school athletic director. In 2018, she began working at Denver Health as the director of the Healthcare Interest pipeline and internship program, where she worked with underrepresented, marginalized students from MSU Denver, CU Denver, and Regis University who were pursuing healthcare degrees. During that time, she began attending CU Denver again, this time pursuing her doctorate in educational leadership for equity, urban and diverse communities, and continues that work to this day. After Denver Health, Teresa transitioned to MSU Denver as the Peer Health Exchange program manager and affiliate faculty for a year before being promoted to . She also is the co-founder and Vice President of the non-profit Student Health Investment Partners (or SHIPs- http://studenthealthinvestmentpartners.com/). She lives with her partner Tyler, and their three-year-old bernedoodle, George>span class="xgmaildefault">, in Littleton, CO.