Emily Brogan-Freitas

Emily is currently a Senior at Chapman University in Orange, CA. She will graduate in the Spring of 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies with a double minor in Public Relations and Psychology. While at Chapman, Emily has contributed to research studies on adderall misuse and the relationship between personality traits and mobile phone dating application use.

While completing her undergraduate studies, Emily is simultaneously working towards a Master of Science degree in Health and Strategic Communication from Chapman University. Emily’s emphasizes in her graduate studies mirror her passions related to healthcare, which include patient advocacy, patient-provider communication, and media effects on health. Prior to joining the Foundation, Emily interned at a pharmaceutical communications analytics company.

Emily was first exposed to the Patient Safety Movement at a Health and Strategic Communication alumni panel by a current employee. Upon hearing about the Foundation’s goal of achieving ZERO preventable patient deaths by 2020, Emily was eager to get involved to further this mission.

Emily is thrilled to contribute her skills to the Foundation and work with the team at the Patient Safety Movement.