Caitlyn Bednarek, M.Ed, CHES®
Director of Patient Education
Caitlyn is our Director of Patient Education and Advocacy working to enhance patient health and health outcomes by designing and implementing health education programs. 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, and is additionally recognized as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®). Caitlyn is a member of the American College of Rheumatology’s Association of Rheumatology Professionals.
Caitlyn is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and fled the Midwest for warmer weather! In her spare time she enjoys being active, exploring the outdoors, reading and cooking.