Denise Erickson and Maureen McCluskey are Corporate Health Managers for American Express. They specialize in disease management education and are responsible for the design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of disease education programs for all 24,000 U.S. American Express employees.
They have a combination of 30 years experience in corporate and occupational health, disease education, clinic and disability case management working and consulting for various large employers. Their work has been externally recognized and lead to numerous awards including; U.S. Surgeon General Gold Medallion for commitment to reducing healthcare disparities and for supporting a diverse workforce, 2013 Corporate Health Achievement Award, the National Business Group, 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award, the 2012 American Heart Association Platinum F.I.T. Award .
They have submitted case studies on weight management and migraine programs they have designed to National Business Group on Health and published a smoking cessation case study on the Partnership for Prevention website.
Denise Erickson is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and Certificate in Case Management. Maureen McCluskey is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and has a Masters in Health Communication.