Joanne joined the Center for Public Health Continuing Education in October 2015. She has 30+ years working in quality assurance, advocacy and education for organizations that serve the community.
She spent 10 years at the Center for the Disability Service (formerly the Center for the Disabled) where her focus was on advocacy and education of center and community based disabled and disadvantaged individuals who were unable to navigate the state and federal requirements for benefit programs. In addition, she presented training on the benefit programs available in NYS as well as managing the Enrollment office, the gateway to all services provided by the Center. Joanne then worked with the underserved woman’s population as an Assistant VP for Clinical Services with the Planned Parenthood organization.
As the Manager of Continuing Medical Education at the Medical Society of the State of NY, she managed dual accreditations as an accredited provider of CME and the only NYS recognized accreditor of 30+ accredited organizations across NYS. In that capacity, achieving Accreditation with Commendation for the first time in MSSNY history as an accredited provider.