Rising Star: Marissa Abram
Marissa Abram, 34Board member
PULSE Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy
Since 2014, Abram has been a board member of PULSE, a not-for-profit community-based organization focused on raising awareness about patient-safety issues in healthcare delivery and empowering patients to be active participants in their own care. Abram is also an assistant clinical professor of nursing at the Adelphi School of Nursing in Garden City, N.Y., where, as part of training for nurse practitioners, she has organized a program to emphasize the importance of the patient-provider partnership. She is a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner and a credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselor.
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