Barbara A. Glickstein, RN, MPH, MS​


 

Experience

Founder

Barbara Glickstein Strategies

September 2018 - Present

 

A training and development company in media, leadership  and advocacy skills. Determined to make sure that people who have traditionally been left out of dominant media narratives, will have their voices heard, valued and upheld in the health care zeitgeist. Creative learning and consulting solutions to individuals, teams and organizations.

 

HealthCetera Media

New York, NY

1984 through present

HealthCetera is a media platform hosting a blog and podcast that provides evidence-based news, analysis and commentary. It is a place where diverse, dynamic, front-line experts discuss the latest real-world effects of healthcare and health policy. We believe journalism has an inherent role in promoting a healthy and just society.

 

Director Communications & Media Projects

Center for Health Policy & Media Engagement

George Washington University School of Nursing

December 2016 - September 2018

Shared strategic direction and priorities of the Center with the Executive Director. Conducted media training for faculty. Led health policy initiatives and multi-media events. Senior producer and host of weekly HealthCetera podcast production; recruited, trained senior fellows

in media production; executed social media strategies of the Center.

 

Research Consultant

Carolyn Jones Productions

The American Nurse Project

September 2013-present

Nurse consultant to production team worked on feature-length documentaries The American Nurse and Defining Hope and the multimedia project www.dyinginamerica.org

 

Co-Director

Center for Health, Media & Policy (CHMP)

Hunter College

September 2009 – December 2016

Co-founder of this interdisciplinary initiative. The Center for Health, Media and Policy (CHMP) at Hunter College advances public conversations about health and health policy through media, research, education and public forums. Program development includes Senior Fellowships, Narrative Writing for Healthcare Professionals, Envision Health: Film and New Media Series and Media & Leadership Training
 

Senior Program Director

Interprofessional Training and Education at Weill Cornell-Hunter (ITEACH)

Hunter College City University of New York

April 2013 through October 2014

ITEACH is a Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation 3-year funded initiative establishing a public-private partnership between Weill Cornell Medical School and Hunter College Schools of Nursing, Public Health and Social Work to expose a broad range of health and health care professional students to the concepts of interprofessional collaboration to prepare health professionals to work in collaborative teams across disciplines and professional boundaries for better patient outcomes in and to be ready for the changing health care delivery system. Created e-learning online course.

 

Media Strategist

March 2007 through present

Research, consulting, and technical assistance in all stages of project conceptualization- writing, content editing, and podcast and video production. Designing and launching social media strategy. Clients include the International Council of Nurses, International Nurse Coaches Association, African Medical Research Foundation, Continuum Center for Health and Healing, Nightingale Initiative for Global Health and the American Journal of Nursing.

 

Adjunct Lecturer

Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing

City University of New York

January 2010 through present

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Policy, Politics of Health Care, Nursing Culturally Diverse Families and Health Promotion.

 

Fellow

Women’s Media Center

Progressive Women’s Voices Program

Intense media training program and outreach program designed to train and support women to speak out on progressive issues in the national media. www.womensmediacenter.org

 

Health Reporter

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Martha Stewart Living Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio

January 2006 through 2009

Investigate and report on emerging public health and personal health issues for Afternoon Living. Produced and hosted two weekly one-hour health shows; From the Center, featuring topics on integrative health care, and Healthy Kids, addressing topics on how to keep kids safe, healthy and growing in mind, body and spirit.

 

Founding Director

The Continuum Center for Health and Healing

Beth Israel Medical Center New York City

1994 through February 2007

Co-founder of the largest academic integrative health care center in the United States providing fully integrative clinical care, educational programming and research in this emerging field of medicine. The Center’s creation was the result of the foundational success of a funded 3-year project, The Program for Humanistic Health Care that I led as Associate Director. Involved in all conceptual visioning, strategic planning, designing a healing health care model, fundraising, and designing the environmentally green space. Operationally responsible for community education and outreach, media, marketing and clinical program development of integrative healthcare at Beth Israel Medical Center.

 

 

Adjunct Instructor

Pace University

Lienhard School Of Nursing

Graduate Department

Graduate course in health and social policy.

 

Director

Feminist Health Works, New York, New York

Women’s health collective and resource center providing counseling, referrals and educational workshops on women’s health issues to the community. 

 

Editor

Women & Health Journal

In 1976 a feminist collective at SUNY Old Westbury launched the first publication of the Women and Health Journal that is still published today by Taylor & Frances. As a member of this collective, I did everything from soliciting manuscripts to editing, design and layout and making sure the Journal was mailed.

Education

 

Columbia University

School of Public Health

School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Master in Public Health and Master of Science in Urban Planning

 

New York University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University Scholars Honors Award

 

State University at Old Westbury

Bachelor of Science in Biology

 

Publications

 

Mason, D. J., Nixon, L., Glickstein, B., Han, S.,Westphaln, K., & Carter, S., (2018). The Woodhull Study Revisited: Nurses’ Representation in Health News Media 20 Years Later

Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 50 (6), 695–704.

 

Mason, D. J., Glickstein, B., & Westphaln, K. (2018). Journalists’ Experiences with Using Nurses as Sources in Health News Stories. American Journal of Nursing, 118 (10), 42-50.

Gardner Gharrity, B., Glickstein, B., Mason, D.J. (2016) Using the power of media to influence health policy and politics. In D. Mason, D. Gardner, F. Hopkins Outlaw, E. O’Grady (Eds). Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (7th Ed.) St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier

Glickstein, B., (2012). Human trafficking: The need for nurse advocacy. In D. Mason, J. Leavitt, M. Chaffee (Eds). Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th Ed.) St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier

 

Daniels, J., Glickstein, B., Mason, D., (2012) Using the power of media to influence health policy and politics. In D. Mason, J. Leavitt, M. Chaffee (Eds.), Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th Ed.) St. Louis: Sanders/Elsevier

 

Glickstein, B., (2009) “Imani for rape survivors: a nurse travels to Kenya”

 

Glickstein, B., (2009) “Breast Cancer Screening: why I support the guidelines”

 

Glickstein B. The tragedy of human trafficking. American Journal of Nursing. 2008; 108:11

Glickstein B. Ask the Experts. Explore The Journal of Science and Healing. 2007; 3:82. 

 

Mason, D J., Dodd, C. J, Glickstein, B., (2007).  Role of media in influencing policy: Getting the message across. In D. Mason, J. Leavitt, M. Chaffee (Eds).  Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (5th Ed.).  St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier. 

 

Mason, D J., Dodd, C. J., Glickstein, B., (2002).  Role of media in influencing policy: Getting the message across. In D. Mason, J. Leavitt, M. Chaffee (Eds). Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (4th Ed.) (pp. 157-170).  St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.

 

Glickstein B. Spirituality and Health. The Healthcare Chaplaincy Report. 2001

 

Mason, D. J., Glickstein, B., & Dodd, C. (1998). The role of media in influencing policy: Getting the message across.  In D. Mason & J. Leavitt (Eds.), Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (3rd Ed.), (pp.223-233). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders. 

 

Grants
 

Grand Challenges Canada [June 2018]

Bold Ideas with Big Impact: Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Request for Proposals

Title: Get Real! Ukrainian Women Create Media to Debunk Myths and Rise Up! Realities about Women and Women’s Health

Specific Aims: Make fact-based and women-centric information available to Ukrainian women nationwide through the development and dissemination of podcasts, accompanying resource guides and outreach initiatives focused on topics of sexuality, reproductive and maternal health in order to reduce misconceptions and stigma, as well as increase women’s self-advocacy in relation to these themes.

Role: Senior Advisor

 

US Dept of State [01/16/09]

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Title: Human Trafficking: A Global Nursing Response”

Specific Aims: To increase the awareness of the problem of human trafficking and its health implications among nurse leaders worldwide; educate nurses worldwide about how to identify, assess, and intervene on behalf of victims of trafficking; and develop a model for nurses’ involvement in preventing and responding to trafficking.

Role: Research and program development

 

Continuum Center for Health and Healing [4/08-4/09]

The Balm Foundation

Title: Preparing for Surgery

Specific Aims: Based on the Holistic Surgery Program developed by the clinical nurse specialist at the Center, this unique online module provides specific stress-management and relaxation techniques in audio and video format to support patients’ ability to prepare for surgery.

Role: Site Developer including content, design and implementation

 

Continuum Center for Health and Healing Grant [Little, PI] [2006-2008]

Private Donor

Title: The Integrative Approach to Depression

Specific Aims: This innovative website is devoted to the integrative approach to depression to be launched January, 2009.

Role: Research and design support

 

Continuum Center for Health and Healing Grant [Handel, PI] [2007-2008]

Private Donor                                             

Title: Creating the Life You Want, Living with Diabetes

Specific Aims: An online self-management module for people with diabetes. This site is part of a research study on extending the benefits of diabetes education in the classroom via the Internet to maintain and improve health outcomes. The study is being conducted by the Friedman Diabetes Institute, Department of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Medical Center. www.fdim.eostudios.net.

Role: Site developer including content and design support

 

5 G08 LM008562-02 [Handel, PI] [3/1/06 - 2/29/09]

Project Title: Integrative Approach to Chronic Disease: Online Modules

Institution: BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CTR (NEW YORK)

Specific Aims: Educate consumers on the expanded treatment options and benefits of an integrative multidisciplinary approach to three chronic diseases: diabetes/obesity, chronic pain and cardiovascular disease. Train consumers to locate credible and reliable health information through online tutorials on Medline searching and web site evaluation to support their ongoing learning needs.

Role: Develop and Lead Focus Group 

2000 WBAI/Global Kids Youth Voices Project   $35,000

Benton Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

“Youth Pulse for 2000”

 

1997 WBAI/Global Kids Youth Voices Project  $31,500

Soundpartners for Community Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

 

Awards/Honors

 

2019 Honoree, Project Kesher’s Believing in Women for Thirty Years benefit.

 

2019 Selected as one of is one of 50 top American female journalists  for The Lead’s 50 Women Can Change the World 2019 Journalism Program

 

Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine inducted July 2009

 

2010 A Women Making History Women’s Media Center’s 30 extraordinary women making history

 

2010 The Truth About Nursing, a media watch group, in the category "Nurses Advocating in the Media."

 

2008 Health Care Without Harm Nurse Luminary Award

 

2006 Golden Lamp Award, Best Media Depiction for Healthstyles, WBAI Radio Program, by the Center for Nursing Advocacy (with Diana Mason, co-producer). 

 

2005 Golden Lamp Award, Best Media Depiction of Nursing in the Media, for Healthstyles, WBAI Radio Program, by the Center for Nursing Advocacy (with Diana Mason, co-producer). 

 

2002 Leland R. Kaiser Founder’s Award: Association of Healing Health Care Projects

1995 Media Certificate of Merit Award for Healthstyles, American Academy of Nursing (with Diana Mason, co-producer)

 

1993 Media Award for “Healthstyles”, Public Health Association of New York City (with Diana Mason, co-producer)   

Professional Affiliations

 

Project Kesher, Chairperson 2015-2018

Board Member 2007 through present

Project Kesher’s mission is to build Jewish community and advance civil society by developing and empowering women leaders. www.projectkesher.org 

 

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College

Faculty Associate

Member of the Communications and Online Strategy Committee

September 2012 – present

 

New York State Action Coalition Future of Nursing

Communications Committee: 2010-present

 

American Journal of Nursing, Editorial Board 2007 through 2017

 

Working Group, Board Member 2013 through 2016

The Working Group is a non-profit media company that combines television, internet and web resources with outreach and organizing efforts in the areas of workplace issues; race, diversity and the battle against intolerance; and encouraging democracy and citizen participation.

 

Integrative Nursing Institute, Board Member 2006 through present

 

The Earth Institute, Advisory Board, 2006 through present 

Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, Media & Public Relations Work Group 2007

 

Kalsman Institute Roundtable on Judaism and Health Research Scholar, 30 scholars funded by the John Templeton Foundation to build a research field of Judaism and health.

 

Fetzer Institute member of Relationship-Centered Care Network, an international leadership group committed to addressing the value of relationship-centered care in health care.

 

HealthCare Chaplaincy, Advisory Council, Beth Israel Medical Center, 1996-2005

 

Make a Better Place Board Member  January 2007 through September 2008

 

Town & Village Synagogue Chair Fundraising and Event Committee 2004 - 2006

 

Greenwich Village Little League Board Member  2002 -2006

 

Lower Manhattan Neighborhood Organization for Parks (LMNOP) 1992-1997

Co-founded this non-profit organization that converted an under-used piece of land into Mercer Street Playground, now part of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation received the Art Commission Award for park design. This is a successful example of the public/private & government partnership movement. 



 

Professional Memberships

 

Association of Health Care Journalists

New York Academy of Medicine, Fellow

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

American Nurses Association

Presentations & Workshops

 

Association of Health Care Journalists

Health Journalism 2019

Panelist: Finding diverse sources for your health stories

May 4, 2019

 

Center for Journalism Ethics

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ethics Conference 2019

What Me Too Means for Gender, Power and Ethical Journalism

Panelist: The Power of Portrayals in a Wired World

April 26, 2019

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing

Visiting Scholar - Woodhull Study Revisited

April 25, 2019

 

George Washington University School of Nursing

Center for Health Policy & Media Engagement

Media Training Workshop

March 18-19, 2019

 

Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association

Nurses as Sources n Health News - Developing Media Competencies

March 14, 2019

 

Hispanic Nurses Association Leadership Institute

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Media Competencies: A Strategy in the Nurse Leader’s Toolbox

January 25, 2019

 

Virginia Nurses Association

Disrupting the Health Media Narrative: Nurses as Sources in Health News

November 8, 2018

 

American Academy of Nursing

Digital Media Strategist

2018 Annual Meeting

 

Diversifying Sources for Writing about Health and Science

ScienceWriters2018

October 14, 2018

 

Media Training Workshop

New York Academy of Medicine

Mahoney Fellows

June 19, 2018

 

Woodhull Study Revisited Press Conference

National Press Club Washington DC

May 8, 2018

 

Elevate Nursing’s Voice with Media Training

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

March 24, 2018

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

January 22, 2018

 

Social Media with a Purpose: Become a Thought Leader in the Digital Space

The 16th Medical Education Conference for China Mainland, Taiwan, and Hong Kong Region

2017 International Symposium for Medical Education, Taipei, Taiwan

October 28, 2018

 

Creating a Thought Leadership Profile in the Digital Space (keynote)

The 16th Medical Education Conference for China Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong Region

2017 International Symposium of Medical Education, Taipei, Taiwan

October 27, 2018

 

Media Training

New York Academy of Medicine Ambassador Fellows

August 29, 2017

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

George Washington University School of Nursing

July 18, 2017

 

Communications Workshop

New York Academy of Medicine, Mahoney Fellows

June 19, 2017

 

Media Training

New York Academy of Medicine, Mahoney Fellows

June 10, 2017

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

George Washington University School of Nursing

April 28, 2017

 

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

Graduation Keynote

April 9, 2017

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

Fairfield University School of Nursing

January 9, 2017

 

Media Training

New York Academy of Medicine, Mahoney Fellows

August 29, 2016

 

Media Training

New York Academy of Medicine, Ambassadors

July 7, 2016

 

Dying in America: Complex Choices

New York Academy of Medicine

May 5, 2016

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

April 21, 2016

 

Dying in America

The New York Academy of Medicine

April 11, 2016

 

McGill Symposium

Presented on Dying In America

University of Georgia

Grady College of Journalism

November 4, 2015

 

Media Training Workshop

Institute for Urban Health

New York Academy of Medicine

October 28, 2016

Media Training Workshops
 

International Integrative Nurse Symposium

Reykjavik, Iceland

May 9, 2015


 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Executive Staff

June 20, 2014

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

International Nurse Coaches Association

April 12, 2014

 

The Role of Nursing in Stopping Human Trafficking

New York University School of Nursing

March 12, 2014

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training - Two Day Advanced Workshop

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

March 2014

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

Fairfield University

Faculty, School of Nursing

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

October 2013

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training

International Nurse Coaches Association

September 2013

 

Media Training Workshop

Margaret E. Mahoney Fellows

New York Academy of Medicine

July 2013

 

International Council of Nursing 25th Quadrennial Congress

The Strategic Use of Media to Shape Health Policy

Melbourne, Australia May 2013

 

Nurse Messenger Media Training Workshop

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

January 23, 2013

 

New York City College of Technology The City University of New York

“Nurses’ Role in Human Rights Advocacy”

August 29, 2012

 

Title V- Summer Nurse/Health Sciences Institute

New Jersey City University and Hudson County Community College

Nurse Messenger Media Training

July 17, 2012


 

National Nurse Practitioner Association Symposium

Key Note: Adapt & Thrive:Health Care in the Digital Era

Nurse Messenger Media Training Workshop

July 13, 2012

 

Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence

Nurse Messenger Media Training Workshop May 31-June 1, 2012

Next Step: A Voice in the Boardroom June 2, 2012

 

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Media Relations: A Surprising Strategy in the Nurse Leader’s Toolbox

March 30, 2012

 

Public Health Association of New York City “The Multimedia Newsroom: Crisis in Coverage Reporting on the public health impact of the recession across class lines”

December 8, 2011

 

New York City screening of Not In Our Town’s documentary Light in the Darkness. Moderator for post screening audience dialogue on how communities can prevent hate crimes, intolerance and anti-immigrant violence. December 7, 2011

 

College of New Rochelle Nurse Advocacy Forum “Nurse’s Role in Human Rights Advocacy”   November 10, 2011

 

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Nurses Advisory Council “Nurse Messengers: between Media and the Frontlines The Evolving Role of Addiction Nurses” October 30, 2011

 

International Council of Nurses 2011, Malta, “Violence and human trafficking: nurses advocating for women and children” May 6, 2011

 

International Council of Nurses 2011, Malta, Moderator “The first career stage in nursing: a critical link to the future of professional practice” May 5, 2011

 

Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program, NY, NY “Media and Leadership Workshop”

April 28, 2011

 

Association of Health Care Journalists National Conference, Philadelphia, Moderator, “Future of nursing: blueprint for health care reform” April 15, 2011

 

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Event: Moderator, “Social Change: Women, Networks, and Technology” March 3, 2011

 

American College of Nurse Practitioners Advanced Public Policy Institute for Health Professionals “Shaping a Message for the Media” Feb 23-25 2011

 

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses NY Chapter “Women’s human rights and advocacy” October 8, 2010

 

American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC, Media training for nurse leaders including members of the edge runners campaign June 28. 2010

American Federation of Teachers Healthcare Workshop, Washington, DC. “Using social media strategies to improve communication and engagement among members, and to build community relationship and move public policy.” March 21, 2010

University of Georgia, New Media Institute. Athens, Georgia. "Personal Media / Public Good" May 1, 2010

Teacher’s College the 47th  Annual Isabel Maitland Stewart Nursing Research Conference, New York. “Nurses Working to Stop Human Trafficking”.  April 23, 2010

 

Metro Fuel Oil Corporation, Long Island City, NY “Fueling a sustainable future: health benefits to the public” December 2, 2009

 

American Journal of Nursing: Advancing Excellence in Nursing Practice “Nurses Role in Preventing Human Trafficking”  10.05.09

 

International Congress of Nurses Symposium in Durban, SA: Moderator of panel “Leading Change: Building Healthier Nations”  07.06.09

 

International Congress of Nurses Symposium, Durban, SA: Vulnerable Children: Improving Health Through Social Policies “Childhood Trafficking: A Global Nursing Response” 6.30.09

 

College of New Rochelle School of Nursing presentation to undergraduate leadership course: “Global Nursing & the Role of Media in Health and Policy” 6.17.09

 

New York State Nurses Association District 12. Poughkeepsie, NY. “Nurses working to stop human trafficking.” March 31, 2009

 

New York University College of Nursing “Nurses Working Globally to Stop Human Trafficking” 11.06.08

 

NYS Nurses Association “Nurses Working to Stop Human Trafficking” 9.26.08

 

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Convention Moderator 8.16.08

 

Institute for Innovation in Large Organizations (ILO) Moderator of panel: “Mission In Action: Environmental Sustainability in Health Care” 6.20.08

 

SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania Nurse Alliance. Allentown, PA. “Violence in the workplace: what nurses must do to address this issue”  April 28, 2008

 

NYS Nurses Association “Hear My Voice: The Tragedy of Human Trafficking” 9.28.2007

 

Spec It Green “The Contractors Advantage” series Moderator 06.06.07

 

Lupus Foundation “Living Fully With Lupus: Optimizing Your Health in Mind, Body and Spirit 11.01.06

 

CleanMed “Building Green Healthcare Facilities” 10.26.02 Chicago, Illinois

International Interior Design Association “Shaping a New Model: Integrative Medicine Practiced within a Healing Sanctuary” 12.01

 

Pace University “Holistic Health & Healing Modalities for Seniors” 10.01

 

United Jewish Federation Women Business & Professional Council “Wellness for the 21st Century Woman” 01.00

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