This page contains a list of events where I have been asked to speak on various topics related to life with chronic illness, with the most recent event at the top. If you are interested in having me speak at your event, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 2021: CBS4 News "Colorado Lawmakers Debate Bill Surrounding Prescription Drug Prices"
December 2020: RealTalk Summit, "Balancing Advocacy and Responsibilities while Living with a Chronic Inflammatory Disease"
December 2020: AiArthritis Voices 360 Podcast: "Episode 51: Oh Mama! Special Series Episode 2 - Breastfeeding with AiArthritis Diseases"
November 2020: American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, "Mamas Facing Forward: An Online Community for Reproductive Health and Parenting Support for Mothers With Chronic Illness."
October 2020: Healthline, "Town Hall: Healthcare Policy Edition"
September 2020: US Pain Foundation, "Multidisciplinary Care Panel"
May 2020: About IBD Podcast, "Episode 71: I Evaluated What Was Really Important To Me"
January 2020: AiArthritis Voices 360 Podcast; "Oh Baby! Pregnancy Planning with a Chronic Illness"
April 2019: HealteVoices 2019; session entitled "Catalyst for Change: Get Smart on Policy" in Dallas, TX
April 2018: HealtheVoices 2018; attended conference and spoke at Impact Fund session in Chicago, Illinois
November 2017: Colorado Gerontological Society's Patient Advocacy Leaders Summit in Denver, Colorado - "The Power of Blogs for Advocates"
October 2017: Matt Across America launch; two interviews with Matt Iseman on Facebook Live
May 2017: Pfizer RA Patient Global Advisory Board; presentation on pregnancy/breastfeeding concerns in women with RA in New York, New York.
May 2017: AstraZeneca Staff Meeting; presented on the importance of biologic medication in Longmont, Colorado.
April 2017: Colorado House Health, Insurance, & Environment Committee; testified at Committee meeting in favor of passage of SB 17-203 in Denver, Colorado.
March 2017: Colorado Senate Business, Labor, & Technology Committee; testified at Committee meeting in favor of passage of SB 17-203 in Denver, Colorado.
January 2017: Janssen Immunology One Team Meeting, Autoimmune Disease Patient Panel moderated by Matt Iseman in San Diego, California.
October 2016: The PMRG Institute Research RoundTable; presented with Stephanie Huston of Health Union - "Relationships to Results: The Role of Community in Research"in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
August 2016: Arthritis Foundation Juvenile Arthritis Conference East; presented with Kirsten Schultz & Keegan Stephan - "Relationships and Intimacy"in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
July 2016: Arthritis Foundation Juvenile Arthritis Conference West; presented with Kirsten Schultz & Jeremy Forsyth - "Relationships and Intimacy" in Phoenix, Arizona.
November 2015: Joint Decisions Web Chat: Breaking Down Barriers in Patient and Rheumatologist Communication; served as one of the panelists of this live web chat.
October 2015: Joint Decisions Twitter Chat: How to Build Your Care Team and Enlist Supporters in Your RA Journey; served as one of the hosts of the #JointDecisions live Twitter chat.
September 2015: Joint Decisions Web Chat: How to Build Your Care Team and Enlist Supporters in your RA Journey; served as one of the panelists of this live web chat.
April 2015: Joint Decisions Facebook Chat: Raising a Family While Living with RA; featured in live Facebook chat.
March 2015: Colorado House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee meeting; testified at the Committee meeting in favor of passage of SB71 in Denver, Colorado.
February 2014: Colorado Senate Health & Human Services Committee meeting; testified at the Committee meeting in favor of passage of SB71 in Denver, Colorado.