Emily Hecker, MSN, RN
Program Coordinator/Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Duke University School of Medicine
Emily J Hecker, MSN, RN is an experienced Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator with a background in community health nursing, public health, infectious diseases, and geriatrics. She is skilled in management of clinical research protocols from inception to closure, in public health department, outpatient, inpatient, and skilled nursing facilities, as well as remote interventions. Her experience includes management of NIH-funded and industry-sponsored trials, investigator-initiated protocols, and mixed-methods protocols. In addition, she has served as a telehealth liaison and trainer for providers and families. She is the Program Coordinator for the CO-TEACH Curriculum: Creating Opportunities for Telehealth Education, Assessment, and Care through Hotspotting.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Winner of the 2022 Interprofessional Student Achievement Award Background: CO-TEACH is a compact telehealth curriculum delivered to 36 interprofessional students across ten health professions from Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2020-21 academic year. Student leaders and faculty collaborators from both universities partnered to create this novel curriculum. Course objectives included conducting effective, multidisciplinary telehealth consultations and recognizing issues of access and equity in telehealth utilization. Many CO-TEACH students…