2024 Leapfrog Certified Coaches

For the first time, Leapfrog offered a Certified Coaches Training for health care consultants, solution providers, and innovation partners who offer services, products, and technology designed to improve patient safety and healthcare quality in the thousands of hospitals nationwide that participate in Leapfrog’s annual voluntary Hospital Survey! 


See the list of 2024 Leapfrog Certified Coaches so far below: 


  • Michelle Aaron, DNP, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, C-ONQS, LCC, CPHQ of Cape Fear Valley Health
  • Heidi Abdelhady, MD, Critical Care & Pulmonary Medicine, Principal Consultant at Critical Care Continuum

  • Paul Alper, BA, LLC. CEO Next Level Strategies, LLC; Senior Advisor to The Leapfrog Group
  • Frank Banfer, J.D., MBA, BSN, RN, CEN, PHRN, NRP, Senior Consultant, Advise
  • Jennifer Barrow, MSN, Clinical Executive, SaferCare Texas
  • Rosie Bartel, MA in Educational Leadership, Patient Partner
  • Rebecca Barto, MSN, LHRM, LSSBB, Barto’s Consulting Company, LLC
  • Kassime Berthe, MBA, CPHQ, Patient Safety Specialist, Jacobi medical Center
  • Dru Bhattacharya, JD, MPH, LLM, EMBA, DMSC(c), Founder and President, Safety & Health Equity Partners LLC
  • Justin Burton, MBA BSN RN CPPS CPHQ NE-BC LCC, Director, SaferCare Texas 

  • Vikki Choate DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPHQ, CPPS, Principal, Huron Consulting Group
  • Hannah Day, MSN, NP-C, BC-ADM, RN, CDCES, Nurse Practitioner, Glytec
  • Zora Generalovich, Consulting Director, Vizient Inc.
  • Gabrielle Genovesi, LCC, MPH, CPH, Data Analyst/Integration Specialist, BioVigil Technologies, LLC
  • Amanda Grecky, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CSSGB, Director, Quality & Patient Safety, High Reliability, Huron Consulting Group
  • William Gustin, M.D., Gustin Medical Corporation, LTD
  • Lori Harris, Vice President, Practice Health & Safety, Optum Health
  • Shannon M. Housh, EdD, MHA, MBA, Consultant, Centrak 
  • Maureen Hydok, RN MBA, Senior Director, Huron Consulting Group
  • Cindy Koppen, CNO, care.ai
  • T.J. Krasun, MBA, Vice President, Sales & Customer Experience, Surfacide UV Technology
  • Betsy Kubacka, DNP, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC, RDN, CDCES, VP, Clinical Partner Solutions and Endocrine APRN, Glytec and Hartford Healthcare
  • Toni Land, MBA, BSN, CPXP, LCC, President & Chief Experience Officer, Landing Exceptional Experiences

  • Jill Larkin, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, CMQ/OE, LCC, Accredited Program Director, Cadence Clinical Services, Ovation Healthcare

  • Gina Lehman, MSN, RN, CPXP, LCC, Sr Consultant, Cadence Clinical Services, Ovation Healthcare

  • Lori Moore, MPH, MSCE, BSN, RN, Clinical Educator, GOJO Industries 
  • Chika Odioemene, MSN, NP, RN, MS-HQS, LSSMB, Utopian Healthcare
  • Theresa Payne MSN, BSN, RN, LCC- Leapfrog Certified Coach, Pro Team Management, LLC.
  • Charlene Sanders, Senior Consulting Director, Vizient, Inc.
  • Joan Gleason Scott PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CPHQ, CPPS
  • Julie Siemers, DNP, MSN, RN, Dr. Julie Siemers, LCC
  • Shaun Warren, Assistant Vice President, System Quality and Patient Safety, Ochsner Health
  • Kristine Keefer Wolff, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, LCC, Chief Clinical Officer, Ovation Healthcare

  • Danielle Updegraff, MBA, BSN, RN , Manager, Clinical Education, Centrak


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