Leslie works with healthcare professionals across the country, representing the EB Advocate Team and the products and services MPCS can provide EB families.
Leslie has served on the Debra of America Board of Directors for 14 years and founded the Debra New Family Advocate Program. She also has personal experience caring for a child with EB. In memory of her daughter, Lauren, she has dedicated her life to helping new families learn how to navigate caring for a newborn with EB.
Favorite part of serving EB community: Being a dependable resource for EB families
Favorite hobby: Watching my kids play sports and working in the yard
Tips for EB families: Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it. It takes a village!
One word to describe your personality: Caring
Danielle is a registered nurse/BSN by trade and helps educate healthcare professionals nationwide about advanced wound care products and how to place insurance-covered orders with McKesson Patient Care Solutions on patients’ behalf.
She is also Wound Care Certified. That, combined with her seemingly infinite volunteerism at camps for children with skin disorders, give her a broad understanding of EB and the needs of EB families.
Favorite part of serving EB community: The ability to be a resource when it comes to both products and insurance to help them obtain much needed supplies.
Favorite hobby: Gardening
Tips for EB families: Make sure you see your physician no less than once a year. Most insurance companies require current notes and patient history from the physician.
One word to describe your personality: Helpful
Lindsey Waruszewski is very knowledgeable about insurance coverage and medical supplies, especially wound care products. She is passionate about customer care.
Favorite part of serving EB community: I like knowing we are helping the entire family. We strive to get supplies to the patient in a timely manner, giving the family one less thing to stress about.
Favorite hobby: Shopping
Tip for EB Families: Use the EB-line email address email@example.com to place orders. Save the phone number 855.5EB.LINE (855.532.5463) and email address in your phone to contact us quickly.
One word to describe your personality: Motivated
Bill Cornman is one of the most recognizable names on the team. If you have ever ordered supplies from MPCS or attended a debra of America Care Conference, you have probably met Bill.
He is super knowledgeable about wound care products and happy to help answer any question about them and what they are designed to do. You can reach him at 855.5EB.LINE (855.532.5463) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Favorite part of serving EB community: Helping in every way we can.
Favorite hobby: Golfing
Tips for EB families: Fight like hell. Don’t give up!
One word to describe your personality: Passionate
Rachel handles the insurance authorization process for the EB Advocate Team. Thanks to her insurance knowledge and diligence, we are able to ship orders directly to patients in a timely fashion.
Favorite part of serving EB community: I know working with insurance is complicated and can be extremely stressful for a patient or family member. Having nine years of practice in the insurance world helps me know what to expect from insurance payers across the U.S. before I even pick up the phone.
Favorite hobby: Crafting
Tip for EB families: Summer can be rough on EB skin – if you need to order additional supplies for vacations, camp or everyday life, let us know. We can work with your insurance and healthcare professionals before you run out.
One word to describe your personality: Hard-working
Brooke works with the patients, physicians and insurance companies to obtain coverage and reimbursement for wound care supplies. Over her career with MPCS Brooke has provided education to insurance companies nationwide on the EB diagnosis, fighting for insurance coverage on the patient’s behalf.
Favorite part of serving EB community: Working with patients and families to spread awareness to insurance companies
Favorite hobby: Spending time with my son, Makyah, and shopping
Tips for EB families: Consider applying for Medicaid as your secondary insurance. Most families do not realize that State Medicaid must cover anyone with a debilitating diagnosis, regardless of annual income. If you are denied, appeal the decision by using medical records, photos of wounds and facts related to EB.
One word to describe your personality: Sincere