Candace received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Master of Science in Developmental Physiology from UNT. While at UNT, she conducted and published medical research in Developmental Physiology: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ar.20720 Throughout her life, she volunteered in hospitals and clinics, as well as worked in home health care for many years. Candace worked as a college professor teaching Anatomy & Physiology for many years before officially becoming a Board Certified Patient Advocate in September 2018. Many friends and family members influenced her decision to become an Advocate, including a friend with a cancer diagnosis, a family member who nearly died from prescription interactions, and another family member denied by insurance for expensive mental health treatment- all of whom she was able to help get the care they deserved. Candace is the CEO of AdvocateATX.
Cheryl received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and has worked as a Registered Nurse for 30 years. She worked in large hospitals for decades. She has extensive clinical knowledge and has been
advocating for friends and family in many areas for years. She is excited to share her passion for healthcare advocacy with you.
Ashley received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Trinity University. She also studied nursing at the University of Texas at Austin. Ashley is a former certified pharmacy technician, CPhT, with over eight years of pharmacy experience. Ashley is an experienced bedside Patient Advocate having cared for patients with complex medical cases. She also has a strong knowledge of insurance benefits having worked as patient financial counselor, Ashley speaks the language of health care providers and insurance company professionals. She is also able to distill information and present it in a way that patients can understand and act upon. As a patient advocate, Ashley is passionate about bridging the gap between her patients and their providers, aiding communication on both sides.