Board Members

President
Carolyn Cutilli, PhD, RN
Patient Education Specialist
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Adjunct Professor, MSN Program
American International College
Maple Glen, PA 

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Janette Helm, MA, RN, MCHES
Organizational Development Consultant
Adjunct Faculty Indiana University Indianapolis
School of Public Health; School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Melinda Orebaugh, MLS Treasurer
Melinda Orebaugh, MLS
Director, Library & Patient Education Services
Gundersen Health System
La Crosse, WI 

Judi Dunn, DNP, RN

Secretary
Judi Dunn, DNP, RN
Patient Education Manager
University of Kentucky Healthcare
Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center
The Don and Cathy Jacobs Pediatric Health Education Center
Lexington, Kentucky


Beth Hicks MSN, RN, PCNS-BC Communications Co-Chair
Beth Hicks MSN, RN, PCNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Oncology and Hematology
Kaiser Permanente
Denver, CO

Gary Ashwal, MA Communications Co-Chair
Gary Ashwal, MA
Health Communication Specialist
Multimedia Content Producer
Booster Shot Media
Santa Monica, CA 

Ann Furey, MSN, MBA, RN, NC-BC Member at Large
Ann Furey, MSN, MBA, RN, NC-BC
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Research Nurse
Braintree, MA 


Kristin Barton, MA, CHES Member at Large
Kristin Barton, MA, CHES
Project Manager, Health Literacy/Patient and Family Education
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA 

Sandy Cornett, PhD, RN (retired) Member at Large
Sandy Cornett, PhD, RN (retired)
Former Director, OSU AHEC Clear Health Communication Program
Columbus, OH