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Patient Advocacy Professional to Speak at Utica College

Torrey Describes the Role of a Health Care Professional

Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern

UC Welcomes National Patient Advocate Trisha Torrey


Utica, NY (04/09/2014)
- On Thursday, April 10, the Health Studies Student Society welcomes patient advocate Trisha Torrey.

In 2009, Torrey founded AdvoConnection.com, a directory that helps patients and caregivers find private health advocates help in times of need. Along with the website, Torrey wrote three books for patients, caregivers and advocates.

Torrey has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, CNN, NPR, USA Today, Money Magazine, Fox News, MSNBC, O Magazine, US News and the World Report, along with other media.

Her topic on Thursday will address "The Role of the Health Care Professional in Patient Advocacy."

The event will take place in Macfarlane Auditorium, DePerno Hall, at 6:30 p.m. It is free and open to the college community.

To learn more about Torrey’s expertise, visit www.HealthAdvocateResources.com, wwww.Patients.About.com or www.EveryPatientsAdvocate.com.

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs


Robert Halliday, Ph.D.
Associate Provost
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