Elizabeth French, MA
|Dean’s Liaison for Special Initiatives
|138 Rosenau Hall
Campus Box 7400
Gillings School of Global Public Health
Chapel Hill 27599-7400
1994 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MA, English
1986 West Virginia University BA, English and History
Health care delivery
Patient and health advocacy
Over ten years of work on projects that define and explore Patient Advocacy as a public health area
Sponsored two national conferences on patient advocacy
Co-edited a book, Patient Advocacy for Health Care Quality (2008)
Co-guest edited March/April 2009 issue of the NC Medical Journal, which was focused on patient advocacy
Instructor for 3-credit interdisciplinary graduate seminar on patient advocacy
General administration of schoolwide initiatives, including SPH2020 initiatives.
Health Behavior Adjunct availability
Advisor on a special project
Classroom or continuing education lecture
Student practice supervision
French, EA, Gilkey, MB and Earp, JA (2009)
Issue Brief: Patient Advocacy: Putting the Vocabulary of Patient-Centered Care into Action.
NCMJ: vol.70(2), p.114-120.
Earp, JA, French, EA, Gilkey, MB (2007)
Patient Advocacy for Health Care Quality: Strategies for Achieving Patient-Centered Care.
Jones and Bartlett, Sudbury, MA, p.1-614.
Gilkey, MB, Earp, JA, and French, EA (2008)
Applying Health Education Theory to Patient Safety Programs: Three Case Studies.
Health Promotion Practice: vol.vol. 9(2), p.123-129.