Pat is Director, Life Science Development at McVeigh Global Meetings & Events, and founder and Manager of the Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC) program for MPI which now boasts over 4,000 recipients, representing 19 countries.
Pat is the author of “Breaking the Code to Healthcare Compliance”, 5th Edition, a health policy resource book for meeting professionals, physicians and manufacturers that addresses the impact of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program: Open Payments (formally the Physician Payments Sunshine Act) and global cross-border compliance. The book is the resource for the Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate program being offered globally through MPI, St. Louis University and the Convention Industry Council CMP-HC certification program.
She is also the Executive Editor of the newly released “MPI CMP Healthcare Training Manual and “The Guide to Successful Destination Management”. Pat is a contributing editor to 5 editions of the CIC Manual.
She founded and served as Director of the MPI MD special interest community, which now has over 1,000 medical meeting professional members. Pat was recently named by Meetings Today as a Meetings Trendsetter and was again named One of the Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry.
She was recently recognized, for the fourth time, by Successful Meetings magazine as One of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry.
Pat has served as an adjunct Professor at 4 universities and currently Co-chairs the Hospitality Management Industry Advisory Board at St. Louis University’s School of Professional Studies and serves as faculty for the Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate.
Pat is considered a subject matter expert on global healthcare compliance.