Staff Spotlight: Building Relationships for Innovation

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
PCDC’s Performance Improvement Practice has made measurable strides in helping improve health outcomes for patients and communities nationwide. Driving the team’s continued growth will be Adam Carson, Deputy Managing Director and PCDC’s newest staff member. Carson brings far-reaching expertise in health care and community development financial institutions (CDFIs). Most recently, he was Director of Strategic …

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PCDC in Action: Motivational Interviewing

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
Funded by the CDC, PCDC’s HIP in Health Care team works throughout the country, helping expand and improve the delivery of HIV prevention services within clinical settings. Earlier this month, the team traveled to Tallahassee, FL, to train direct service providers of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The ultimate goal: to increase PrEP use and adherence by …

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Staff Spotlight: Leading Behind the Scenes

Categories: Capacity Building
PCDC’s Performance Improvement (PI) Practice is comprised of 21 experts in public health. Their diverse knowledge areas range from social work and HIV prevention to psychiatry and nursing. The PI team works collaboratively to improve health outcomes for patients and communities across the United States. Keeping the team organized and efficient is Dane Ligoure, MA, …

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Staff Spotlight: Integrating Behavioral Health

Categories: Capacity Building
The benefits of integrated behavioral health are many — improved health, enhanced patient and provider experience, reduced costs — but implementation can be daunting for primary care providers. Among those best able to assist is Andrew Philip, Ph.D., LP. A clinical health psychologist and PCDC’s new Senior Director of Population Health, Dr. Philip brings extensive national experience …

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Staff Spotlight: HIV Prevention in Action

Categories: Capacity Building
On the frontline of PCDC’s HIV prevention work is Judy Lipshutz, MSW, RN, a Senior Project Manager with the High Impact Prevention (HIP) in Health Care team. Lipshutz is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to health care organizations across the country. Before joining PCDC in 2017, she was a prominent leader in developing …

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