Wednesday, September 28th Plenary
"A Clearer Picture: Advancing Health Equity & The Future of Healthcare Post-COVID"
Speaker: Nicole Lamoureux
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm, Ballroom A
America's Free and Charitable Clinics have been and continue to be on the frontlines in the U.S., helping their communities respond to lack of access to health care, emergencies like natural disasters, and the COVID-19 pandemic. This session will focus on the impact of COVID on the Free and Charitable Clinic community, in addition to addressing our continued quest to enhance equity and equality for our patients, staff, volunteers, and communities.
About Nicole Lamoureux
Nicole is the President and Chief Executive Officer National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. She works with America's 1,400 Free and Charitable Clinics and Pharmacies to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable, quality health care.
Nicole believes we all can make the world a better place, that health care is a right and not a privilege, and that our country must start putting people over politics. Additionally, she believes that we should make sure all people, regardless of their age, sex, income, education, ethnicity, skin color, religion, sexual orientation, or identity, deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.
Nicole has testified before Congress, is a regular TV commentator, and has published numerous articles on the vital role of America's safety net and charitable care providers.
The NonProfit Times has named Nicole three times as one of the top 50 Most Influential and Powerful Nonprofit Executives. In addition, she received the Center of NonProfit EXCEL Award for excellence in Executive Nonprofit Leadership.
Nicole holds a Master's Degree in American Government and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics from The Catholic University of America. She resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband, Mark.
About the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure that the medically underserved have access to affordable quality health care. However, it is our larger vision of being a national voice promoting quality health care for all that motivates donors, volunteers, and communities around the country to join our cause, as we work together to build a healthy America, one patient at a time.