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Your MYC Advocates

Your MYC Advocates

Your MYC Advocates

 

The definition of an advocate is an individual who assists people in accessing and understanding appropriate information and services. At MYC, we have health advocates from each discipline that are here to help develop your health literacy and build your awareness of the services and benefits we offer to support your health journey.

 

 

The Advocate News Letter

Health tips and resources for MCG employees and their families:

 

April 2021                             July 2021                               October 2021

May 2021                             August 2021 

June 2021                            September 2021

Meet Your W@W Advocates

Allison Minardi

Worksite Wellness Manager

(941)748-4501, x3667
aminardi@manateeyourchoice.com
 
  • Ergonomics & Desk Station set up
  • Posture Assessments
  • Pre-Work Stretch program
Allison Minardi

Alma Leon, Pharm D, RPH

Pharmacy Advocate

aleon@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x6406
 
  • Consultations
  • Prior Authorizations
  • Cost Saving Opportunities
  • Compound Prescription Reimbursement
  • Pharmacy or medication related questions
Alma Leon, Pharm D, RPH

Claribel Gill, MS

LAMP Counselor & Psychiatric Clinic Coordinator

cgill@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x 6408
 
  • Individual, couples, and family counseling
  • Schedules appointments for in-house counseling, Psychiatric ARNP, and assists with medication management calls
Claribel Gill, MS

Debbie Miskell, RN

Nurse Advocate

dmiskell@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x6407
 
  • Pre-authorizations
  • Proper sleep, bone heatlh, & heart health
  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • Providor Referrals
  • Nurse Related Questions
Debbie Miskell, RN

Florey Miller, CDE, RD

Nutrition & Diabetes Advocate

fmiller@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x 6410
 
  • Help managing diabetes
  • Discuss nutrition and diet
  • Assess risk for diabetes
Florey Miller, CDE, RD

Jennifer Ruiz, RN

Nurse Advocate & Health First Coord.

jruiz@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x6409
 
  • Nurse Advocacy
  • Health First
  • Bariatric Program Coordinator
  • Healthy Weight Resources
  • General Health Guidance
  • Community Physician Referrals
Jennifer Ruiz, RN

Julie Drackett

Fitness Coordinator

jdrackett@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x3966
 
  • Learn stretches and strengthening moves to support mobility and decrease discomfort
  • Workspace ergonomic assessments
  • Fitness Programs
Julie Drackett

Randi McDowall, LCSW

LAMP Supervisor/Care Coordinator

rmcdowall@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x6469
 
  • Worksite programming regarding Behavioral Health Topics
  • Help finding in-network Therapists/Psychiatrists
  • Coaching sessions for members participating in certain wellbeing programs
Randi McDowall, LCSW

Vanessa Rene, CPHT, RPHT

Pharmacy & Tobacco Advocate

vrene@manateeyourchoice.com
(941) 748-4501, x6418
 
  • Tobacco Cessation Aids
  • Prior Authorizations
  • Vaccination Questions
  • Compound Reimbursements
  • Pharmacy Related Questions
Vanessa Rene, CPHT, RPHT

Meet Your Health Benefits Specialist, Katherine Pettitt

Katherine Pettitt

Health Benefits Specialist

Katherine Pettitt
(941) 748-4501, x6404
 

Katherine has many years of employee benefits experience, as an Account Manager for an insurance agency, and as a Benefit Specialist for a Professional Employer Organization (PEO). She is bilingual (Spanish/English), knowledgeable, and provides great customer service to the employees and retirees of Manatee County.

Katherine Pettitt