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Nurse Barb Dehn’s passion for health and wellness is reflected in the variety of interest groups, organizations, and non-profits that request her assistance in helping them reach more people with health education. If you or your organization wish to explore one of the following areas please send your request by clicking here.

Author

Author Barb Dehn

With over 3.8 million copies in print, Nurse Barb’s Personal Guides to Health are designed to inform and empower on health care topics ranging from pregnancy and breastfeeding to menopause and bone health. All titles are available in English, Spanish and some in traditional Chinese. She also writes regularly for The Huffington Post, The Patch, EmpowHer, BlogHer and her own commercial free daily health blog, Nurse Barb’s Daily Dose.

Nurse Barb is an active contributor to numerous blogs, magazines, and media outlets. She writes on a wide range of health topics ranging from allergies to every aspect of women’s health. Her posts inform using warmth, compassion and understanding borne from 25 years of caring for patients. She has the uncanny ability to translate her curiosity and interest in every aspect of medicine and healthcare to readers. Whether she’s intrigued by the latest technological breakthrough in minimally invasive surgery or genetic testing for inherited disorders, Nurse Barb Dehn knows how to break down and explain complex health topics so that people can better understand how the information impacts their lives.

From infertility, pregnancy and parenting at every age and stage, to men’s health and elderly caregiving (and everything else in between), Nurse Barb’s philosophy is, “If it’s in the news, it may be affecting you or someone you love.” She continuously works with her patients and on-line followers to share the most current evidence for technology, testing, and treatment from head to toe.

Nurse Barb’s Personal Guides to Health are designed to inform and empower people on health care topics ranging from pregnancy and breastfeeding to menopause and bone health.

Nurse Barb Dehn’s Book to be Released Fall 2013

Her first book, The Hot Guide to a Cool Sexy Menopause will be released early in 2014 by Basic Health Publishing. Pre-orders of the book will be available in Fall 2013.

Consultant

Nurse Barb Dehn Medical Advisor & Consultant

Nurse Barb Dehn is a trusted medical advisor and consultant for pharmaceutical and biomedical device companies, consumer brands, philanthropic organizations, medical associations and industry start-ups. A medical insider, she is a trusted resource for family health care initiatives, patient advocacy and the latest in medical technology and innovations.

Nurse Barb Dehn has been called upon to work with the top brands, researchers, and industry leaders in OTC (over the counter) and clinical medicine. Her extensive credentials and work with patient advocacy has earned her trust and a reputation for being discreet, informed, cutting-edge and timely in how she works with clients as a consultant.

Pharmaceutical companies with a range of medications from over-the-counter, FDA-approved and those in the R&D pipeline often have collaborated with Nurse Barb. She provides a unique and valuable perspective that combines her years of in-the-trenches high-touch patient experience with her strategic, entrepreneurial track record for DTC, B-to-B and B-to-C projects and initiatives. Her advice has been a behind-the-scenes asset for numerous household name brand products in everyone’s home from the initial research phase to roll-out.

Nurse Barb Dehn provides a unique perspective as a nurse, nurse practitioner, entrepreneur, award-winning author, and guest lecturer in Stanford University’s Physician Assistant program. She brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and connections from a well rounded professional vantage point. She loves what she does, and it shows!

Nurse Barb has unparalleled access to a variety of healthcare companies, PR agencies and industry Key Opinion Leaders. She loves connecting great people doing great things in health care and has helped forge numerous strategic relationships to ultimately benefit the public with improved access to the very best in healthcare. Behind-the-scenes, and in front of the camera, she delivers content, relationship, and of course – passion.

Nurse Barb Dehn Consultant

If you are interested in engaging Nurse Barb as a consultant, please click here to start the conversation.

Patient Advocate

Patient Advocate Nurse Barb Dehn

“It’s about receiving the right advice leading to the right intervention at the right time,” says Nurse Barb Dehn, who makes medicine relevant and understandable. Her friendly personal style and talent for explaining complicated health matters have made her a popular health expert online, on television, in print and in person.

Patient care and cure are at the heart of Nurse Barb’s philosophy. She practices it each day with patients, and outside the office with those who need medical advice, advocacy, and information. She is a trusted patient advocate, getting to the heart of an issue with a gentle hand, warm heart, and a fighting spirit. Nurse Barb’s relationships link her to the best-in-class experts, researchers and medical teams in the world.

Medical information is often overwhelming, and sometimes it takes an advocate to sort it all out, while suggesting next steps. In every relationship, Nurse Barb Dehn views herself as an advocate for the public. She knows that people are looking for credible information they can trust, the latest updates, and the best options for themselves and their families to make informed decisions when necessary.

Barb brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and resource to her patients. As a former pediatric ICU Nurse, practicing women’s health NP, and publisher of Your Personal Guide To Health, Nurse Barb knows how to effectively disarm even the most extreme medical anxiety. People trust Nurse Barb Dehn.

Nurse Barb Dehn diligently researches and explores every request she receives to endorse a medication, brand, hospital, product or service. She will only advocate for those that meet her highest standards of excellence.

Nurse Barb Patient Advocate

If you are interested in Nurse Barb as an advocate, please click here to begin a conversation.

Personal Appearances

Nurse Barb Dehn personal appearances

When Nurse Barb believes in a product, service, or institution, she is a committed advocate. She is often asked to endorse them because of her industry reputation, social media reach and traditional media impact. This often results in event appearances, book signings, or sponsorship opportunities. She is sought out to participate locally in the San Francisco Bay Area, nationally, and internationally. With her social media clout, Nurse Barb Dehn can amplify the reach of any initiative.

This is only one of the many ways that Nurse Barb Dehn gets to meet and greet those in the community, and the influencers who invest back into her favorite causes. After any event or appearance, the entire Nurse Barb team is invigorated and reminded that “getting the word out” is a driving force behind the work that she does each and every day. She stays current and credible as a health care provider who sees patients regularly and writes a health blog every week.

Keynote speaking, facilitating workshops and break-outs, lecturing, and mentoring are some of her favorite ways to remind people of the importance of good health for the sake of a better life. She may be sharing info on the latest symptom-specific treatments, training future nurse practitioners, lecturing at an industry convention, or keynoting at a women’s conference. Each opportunity allows Nurse Barb to meet new people and share the best health information available.

Nurse Barb Dehn for Personal Appearances

If you’d like for Nurse Barb to appear at an upcoming event, please click here to send information about the event name, date, time, and any additional links or details. Each opportunity for Nurse Barb to appear is considered, vetted, and answered within 48 hours. There are not enough hours in the day for her to accept each invitation, but careful consideration is given to everyone.

Speaker

Nurse Barb Dehn Speaker

Nurse Barb Dehn is a nationally recognized medical professional, who speaks with audiences large and small. Whether it’s a group of pre-school parents who need to know how to help their child’s sleep patterns, a women’s national conference, or a sales meeting for a consumer product, she personally connects to each audience.

Nurse Barb Dehn provides access to health and wellness information, medical resources, and a dynamic community committed to each other’s well-being. Her topic list includes everything from practical solutions for weight loss, to menopause and women’s health, parenting, caregiving, and even how to talk to teens about sex.

When Nurse Barb is asked to speak at an event, she and her team work with the organizers to seamlessly integrate key messages into any appearance or event while keeping the audience engaged and interested.

After any speaking event or appearance, the entire Nurse Barb team is invigorated and reminded that “getting the word out” is a driving force behind the work that she does each and every day.

Nurse Barb Dehn as Event Speaker

If you’d like for Nurse Barb to be your speaker at an upcoming event, please click here to send information about the event name, date, time, type of audience, number expected and any additional details or links. Each speaking opportunity is considered, vetted, and answered within 48 hours. Alhough there are not enough hours in the day for her to accept each invitation, careful consideration is given to each one.

Spokesperson

Nurse Barb Dehn Spokesperson

Nurse Barb Dehn provides her seal of approval and endorsements only to the best in health care. She only endorses products or services that she has researched thoroughly, that she recommends and that help empower women to make the best decisions for them and their families. Leveraging conventional broadcast media, on-line blogs and a commanding social media presence with over 17,500 Twitter followers, she delivers built-in audiences and is able to amplify promotional messages.

Medical information is often overwhelming. Having a spokesperson with years of experience giving keynotes, SMT’s, RMTs live television interviews and personal appearances, to engage with an audience immediately, seamlessly weave in all the key messages, answer every question and communicate with warmth is an asset that many major brands have recognized in Nurse Barb.

Because Nurse Barb Dehn is an advocate for improving public health, she diligently researches and explores every request she receives to work as a spokesperson and only advocates for those that meet her highest standards of excellence for patient care.

Once she agrees to work with a company, Nurse Barb prides herself in her exhaustive preparation as a spokesperson. She spends hours immersing herself in every aspect of the brand, organization or initiative so that she knows it inside and out, understanding the differentiators, the promise, the challenges as well as the competition, and the opportunities to discuss it in novel and sincere ways to powerfully engage an audience.

She knows that people are looking for credible sources that they can trust, the best options for themselves and their families, and information on what’s new. She views every audience as an extension of her own family; they deserve to be spoken to with consideration, understanding and respect.

Nurse Barb Dehn as Spokesperson

If you are interested in Nurse Barb’s endorsement of your product or service, please click here to begin a conversation.

Passion and Commitment to Health Care Services and Wellness

Nurse Barb Dehn’s passion and commitment to health and wellness is unparalleled. A variety of diverse groups, organizations, and non-profits request her expertise, access and insight to help them reach a wide range of audiences through health education. If you’re looking for a keynote speaker, workshop leader, medical consultant, patient advocate, spokesperson, or media personality, her reach and impact make her a go-to source.

Audiences of every size, socio-economic background, and age applaud how Nurse Barb shares information, while dispensing easy-to-understand, practical advice that helps them make smart health decisions for themselves, their families and their employees.

Nurse Barb Dehn brings a unique perspective to every project. As a nurse practitioner, entrepreneur, award winning author, and guest lecturer in Stanford University’s Physician Assistant program, she brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, connections, and a results-oriented philosophy to her clients.
As a former pediatric ICU Nurse, a practicing women’s health NP, the publisher of “Your Personal Guide to Pregnancy” used in OB offices nationwide, and a consultant to pharmaceutical and biomedical companies, Nurse Barb knows how to communicate and connect with a wide range of audiences.

Nurse Barb works with those at every age and stage of life who are facing a wide variety of medical issues, from parenting to caregiving. She easily builds trust and rapport with audiences, bringing deep understanding, warmth and caring to every interaction.

She advocates healthy living across multiple platforms: from one-on-one consultations, to lecture halls at Stanford, to keynotes to thousands, or even to broadcast media reaching millions. She works both in person and virtually with organizations to reach, connect with and engage both consumer and corporate audiences worldwide.

If you or your organization wishes to explore one of the following areas, you can send your request by clicking here.