Caitlyn Bednarek

Director of Patient Education and Advocacy

Caitlyn is our Director of Patient Education and Advocacy working to enhance patient health and health outcomes by designing and implementing health education programs such as smoking cessation, nutrition, physical activity, and more. She believes in using a holistic approach and meeting individuals where they are to effect manageable and lifelong change.

Prior to joining Low Country Rheumatology, Caitlyn worked with AmeriCorps VISTA in conjunction with Trident United Way as an Evaluation and Learning VISTA to assist in the improvement of community engagement in learning opportunities by expanding and improving community indicator data sources and systems for disseminating community indicator data.

Caitlyn holds a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis as well as a Graduate Certificate in Public Health from the University of Missouri. She received her Bachelors of Science in Community Health Education with a minor in Nutrition from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.

Caitlyn is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and fled the Midwest for warmer weather! In her spare time she enjoys volunteering, exercising, exploring the outdoors, reading and cooking.