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Patricia Austin, RN, MSN
Chief Operating Officer, HSC Home Care, LLC
Patricia Austin is an advanced practice community/public health nurse with more than 20 years of experience in health care delivery systems and health policy development, having worked with diverse populations in both urban and rural settings.
She currently serves as chief operating officer of HSC Home Care, LLC in Washington, D.C. and HSC Health & Residential Services in Landover, Md.
She is experienced not only as a clinician, but in program development and evaluation. With a passion for workforce development, Patti previously served as an organization development consultant for a major managed care organization in the District of Columbia. She has published several articles and studies related to asthma among minority populations, presented at regional and national conferences, and regularly discusses health education as a guest speaker on local talk radio shows.
Patti was also an Eli Lilly Fellow who served as a health policy analyst with the National Black Caucus of State Legislators. She received her master’s degree in nursing from Bowie State University with a focus in community/public health nursing and education and is a member of the National Association of Professional Women.