Envision SRH Team

Patty Cason, RN, MS, FNP-BC, President, Envision SRH

Patty Cason is a family nurse practitioner, trainer, and educator with a specialty in sexual and reproductive health. She has practiced for 38 years in a wide variety of clinical and academic settings and is a contracted consultant to training agencies, non-profits, and state departments of health across the United States. Patty serves on the National Medical Committee for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She is also a member of the ASCCP Board of directors and is a member of the Communications Workgroup that developed the 2019 Risk-Based Management Consensus Guidelines. Patty developed the “PATH” framework for person-centered reproductive goals and contraception counseling. She is an editor of the 21st edition of Contraceptive Technology for which she wrote a seminal chapter on reproductive goals and contraception counseling.  Other publications include research and opinion pieces in peer reviewed journals, nationally utilized on-line learning courses, instructional videos, textbook chapters, clinical protocols, job aids, and manuals.

Julie Hutchinson

Julie Hutchinson has worked in the field of casting for over 25 years. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President of Casting at Universal Pictures. Prior to that she was Vice President of Casting at 20th Century Fox and Director of Casting at CBS. Julie got her start in casting in New York City working in film, commercials and theater. Julie currently resides in Los Angeles.

Kruti Majmudar

Kruti Majmudar is a Los Angeles based filmmaker and daughter of an OB-Gyn. A graduate of Syracuse University, Kruti has extensive experience in film production, art- direction and screenwriting. Most notably, she has written, produced and directed a feature film in India, and has produced short form video content in both Los Angeles and New York.

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Training Team

Adena Bargad, PhD, CNM

Adena Bargad, PhD, CNM earned a Doctorate degree in Developmental Psychology, a Master’s degree in Nursing, and is a Certified Nurse Midwife. Adena has worked in the field of sexual and reproductive health for the past 20 years as a clinician, educator, and trainer. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at the Columbia University School of Nursing where she coordinates the subspecialty program in women’s health in the DNP program. In addition, she works clinically for New York area Planned Parenthood affiliates providing full-scope sexual and reproductive health services including prenatal and post partum care.

Justin Diedrich, MD

Dr. Justin Diedrich MD is a board-certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist who completed his residency at University of California Irvine and also the Fellowship in Family Planning at Washington University in St Louis. He is recognized nationally as a researcher with a focus on complex family planning and abortion safety. Dr. Diedrich works around the country at various family planning clinics and is a contraceptive trainer for clinicians.

Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH

Michael Policar, MD, MPH, is Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Since 2015, he has been the Clinical Fellow for the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA). He is advisor to the CA State Office of Family Planning on clinical issues related to the Family PACT Program.

Dr. Policar is a widely known national speaker and trainer. He is and editor and senior author of the textbook Contraceptive Technology (16th-21st editions). He has served on expert advisory panels of the Centers for Disease Control that resulted in the publication of the CDC Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) for Contraceptive Use (2016), the CDC Selected Practice Recommendations (SPR) for Contraceptive Use (2016), and Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs (2014). Dr. Policar has received numerous awards for ObGyn resident teaching, including a CREOG National Faculty Award in 2011.

Joely Pritzker, MS, FNP-BC

Joely Pritzker is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in reproductive and sexual health. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings and currently practices at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Vista, California. In addition to her clinical work, she is a reproductive and sexual health consultant and trainer, as well as passionate advocate for reproductive justice. She leads trainings for the National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning and other organizations on client-centered counseling, LARC placement and contraceptive basics. Joely is dedicated to helping providers, medical assistants and other support staff develop their counseling skills and clinical knowledge.

Liz Romer, DNP, FNP-C

Liz Romer, DNP, FNP-C, received her Master’s degree in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Colorado, College of Nursing. She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, section of Adolescent Medicine, at University of Colorado School of Medicine.  She has over 18 years of experience in the fields of adolescent health, sexual health, and Title X administration. She practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner and divides her time between patient care and program administration. She founded the Adolescent Family Planning Clinic, BC4U, at Children’s Hospital Colorado, and served as Medical Director from 2009-2017.  She is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of adolescents through innovations in care delivery and expanding efforts to educate providers.  
 

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