The Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement
and the Duke Center for Population Health Sciences present:
A POPULATION HEALTH IMPROVEMENT SEMINAR SERIES
Topic: Making the Connection: Optimizing Health for Homeless Persons through a Transitional Care Program
About the Speakers:
Donna Biederman, DrPh, is a faculty member at the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). She has worked with homeless persons in a variety of settings and has an active research agenda advocating for systems change to mitigate the effects of and reduce homelessness. Her previous clinical work experience includes emergency department nursing and management and nurse care management at a Health Care for the Homeless Clinic in Tucson, AZ. Biederman is a steering committee member of the National Health Care for the Homeless Respite Care Provider's Network and co-PI of the Durham Homeless Care Transitions program.
Julia Gamble, MPH, NP, is a nurse practitioner who has worked in Durham with the uninsured and underinsured over the past 12 years. She is the first nurse practitioner to be hired onto staff at the Duke Outpatient Clinic, an internal medicine residency training program where she serves on the leadership team and assists with their “high utilizer” program. Prior to joining Duke, she was the lead clinician and clinic manager at the Lincoln Community Health Center Health Care for the Homeless Clinic. She continues to be involved in community efforts to assist homeless/ housing unstable patients in Durham through volunteer service. Gamble is the co-chair of the Access to Care Transportation committee and co-PI of the Durham Homeless Care Transitions program which was funded by a Hillman Innovations in Care Award.
By the end of this presentation, attendees will able to: