Ellen Lang, RN, MPH is the Medical Advocacy Consultant for the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc. in its Connecticut office. Ms. Lang helps to coordinate the Center's advocacy efforts, writes about Medicare home health and related topics, and provides consulting and training services.
Ms. Lang has been a registered nurse for more than 35 years and has worked in a wide array of specialty areas within the field of nursing, with a focus on home health care. Ms. Lang was a practicing home health care nurse as well as the administrator of two home health agencies. She helped to establish the Infectious Disease Clinic of Norwich, CT. She graduated from the William W. Backus Hospital School of Nursing with highest honors and received a BA degree in biology from Eastern Connecticut State University.
Ms. Lang holds a master's degree in public health from the University of Connecticut where she authored The Rising Incidence of Diabetes in the Adult Navajo and a Collaborative Approach to Health Care Using Traditional and Western Medicine. She is also the recipient of the Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, May, 2003.