Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC
Renee Greenwald is the Manager of Clinical Training & Quality Assurance at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for supporting the Health Coach Academy team with developing the Motivational Interviewing skillset of UPMC Health Plan clinicians through various training and Quality Assurance Review. She has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, specializing in wellness and fitness and wellness coaching from PennWest California. Renee is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and is a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with about 5 years of experience in health coaching.
Indea Herndon, HCI/UPMC sHRBP
As the Senior Engagement and Inclusion Consultant for the UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion, Indea Herndon aims to ensure that diversity, inclusion, respect, and cultural awareness are a core part of the UPMC experience. Her unyielding commitment to culture, community, and social change led her to work with the August Wilson African American Cultural Center as Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement Manager. There she partnered with community leaders to establish a place for all people to openly celebrate and gain greater understanding of the African American experience and art of the African Diaspora. Indea also worked closely with the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, first as a Board Member for the Thelma Lovette YMCA, then as the Membership Director and Drug & Alcohol Prevention Director for the Allegheny and Homewood locations. During her tenure at the YMCA, Indea was selected to become a national trainer for the Dimensions of Diversity course, where she taught staff the importance of Diversity and Inclusion. Indea holds a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies and Broadcast Journalism from Chatham University and has served as the Vice President of the Board of Trustees at Pittsburgh Cares. She currently serves as Treasurer for the Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) and Secretary for the long-standing Aurora Reading Club, one of the nation’s oldest African American book groups.
Jarene Barnes, sHRBP
Jarene Barnes is a Diversity & Workforce Development Specialist with the Center for Engagement and Inclusion at UPMC. She is a highly effective professional with has an emphasis on diversity & workforce activities which include cultivating and engaging community partners regarding career opportunities at UPMC. Jarene is responsible for the facilitation of the UPMC Partnership on Workforce Readiness & Retention (POWRR) and Community All Access Day (CAAD) trainings. Jarene received an A.A.S in English and Communications, studied Business and Communication at Carlow, and is certified Strategic HR Business Partner.
Michelle Schreiber, MSN, RN, CCM
Senior Clinical Education Coordinator, Clinical Training & Education, UPMC Health Plan
Michele Gordon, PhD, LSW
Program Manager, Clinical Training & Education, UPMC Health Plan
David Marr, PharmD
Senior Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pharmacy Services, UPMC Health Plan
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