Poster Promenade 3
Recorded On: 04/07/2020
April 7, 2020 - 3:00pm ET
Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC
Director, Clinical Training & Development, UPMC Health Plan
Dr. Gabarda is the Director of Clinical Training & Development at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for designing, scaling, and evaluating evidence-based health coaching interventions and preparing health coaches for board certification. She has a Bachelor and Master of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University, A Master of Public Health from Walden University, and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Gabarda also has a deep passion for addressing health equity, social justice, and the elimination of health disparities among underserved and at-risk populations. Her current research focuses on an experiential training â€œThe Poverty Simulationâ€ and improvements in understanding of and attitudes towards poverty in healthcare providers.