Barbara Glickstein

Barbara Glickstein, RN, MPH, MS.
Director of Communications and Media Projects for the GW Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement
Foggy Bottom Campus
1919 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, District Of Columbia 20006
United States
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Barbara Glickstein, MPH, MS, RN is a public health nurse, health policy expert and broadcast journalist. She is the Director of Communication, Media Projects at the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing. Prior to this role, she was co-founder and co-director of the Center for Health Media and Policy at Hunter College, City University of New York.

She’s the Nursing Consultant and Advisor to Carolyn Jones Productions for the feature-length documentaries, The American Nurse and Defining Hope and the multimedia project, Dying in America.

Glickstein produced and hosted HealthCetera, a weekly program on public radio in New York City which is now a podcast series.  She is committed to putting a human face on important social issues. She has also been called upon as an expert on public health issues in a wide variety of media coverage, from Entertainment Weekly to national public television.

Glickstein is an expert in digital literacy and strategic messaging. She has trained national leaders in health care on how to be a media maker in both traditional and digital media to advance the health of the public and healthy public policies. In 2009 she was chosen by The Women’s Media Center (WMC) as one of 44 participants for the Progressive Women’s Voices Program which provides media and spokesperson training to facilitate connecting media professionals with women experts. She is the author of  “Human Trafficking: The Need for Nurse Advocacy” and co-author of “The Role of Media in Influencing Policy: Getting the Message Across in Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care” in Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care, Sixth Edition.

Ms. Glickstein serves as Chair of the Board of Project Kesher, a women’s advocacy organization creating sustainable change in building civil society in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, and Georgia. Her activism focuses primarily in the areas of women’s health, gender inequality, and human trafficking. This work gives Glickstein the opportunity to develop innovative health policy & programs internationally.

Twitter: @bglickstein.