Art of Nursing Program 2017 Speaker Profile

Barbara Glickstein, RN, MPH, MS

Barbara Glickstein, RN, MPH, MS

Barbara Glickstein is a public health nurse, health policy expert and broadcast journalist. She is co-founder and co-director of the Center for Health Media and Policy at Hunter College, City University of New York. Glickstein produces and hosts HealthCetera, a weekly program on public radio. Glickstein is researcher, media and outreach strategist for Carolyn Jones Productions on the documentary, The American Nurse and multimedia project Dying in America.

She has trained national leaders in healthcare on how to be a media maker in both traditional and digital media to advance the health of the public and public policy.

Presentation Date: May 8, 2017
Topic: Nurses as Leaders in Communicating about Health and Healthcare

  • Discuss the importance of increasing the visibility of nurses as spokespeople in nursing, health, and health care in ways that promote the health of individuals, communities, and society
  • Identify personal and professional barriers to accessing media and strategies to overcome these barriers
  • Demonstrate how to craft 3 media messages about one health policy topic