C. R. Denham, II, MD
CEO, HCC Global
Chairman, TMIT Global
Austin, TX

Dr. Denham is a founder The Healthcare Innocence Project after spending many years helping victims of patient safety accidents, whistleblower retaliation, and after personally being harmed by unethical competitors. The focus is “failure to rescue” of victims of fraudulent behavior. This includes improper treatment of caregivers and patients through the Coronavirus Crisis. He is also the founder and CEO of TMIT Global a 501c3 medical research organization at www.safetyleaders.org which is a sponsor of the project. He is the founder and sole owner of HCC Global Corporation a private innovation incubator. Read More

John J. Nance, JD
Best-selling Author and Pilot
Journalist and Patient Safety Expert
Leadership Educator and Champion
Editor-in-Chief Red Cover Reports
Friday Harbor, WA

John J. Nance JD is a lawyer, former airline captain and Air Force pilot, broadcast and print investigative journalist,prolific internationally-published author, and one of the leading patient safety experts in the world. Read More

Heather Foster, RN
Patient Safety Champion
National Caregiver Advocate

Heather Foster is a founding advisor to The Healthcare Innocence Project who inspires other caregivers to take the “ethical high road” when mistreated after a patient safety accident. She is a practicing nurse who is expanding her role to infection prevention in Colorado and has championed the cause of patient and caregiver safety with great courage and faith after her patient died a preventable death of sepsis. Read More

Voluntary Patient Safety Advocate Spectrum Health EPFAC and Hospital Group Board
Quality & Safety Committee Member
TMIT Patient Advocate Team Member
Retired Healthcare Executive Search Consultant
Veteran, Naval Aviation, Vietnam War
Rockford, MI

Dan Ford is a national patient advocate and patient safety advisor to The Healthcare Innocence Project. He developed a deep passion for patient safety as a result of medical errors experienced by his first wife, and the treatment he experienced when he started asking logical and genuine questions. Read More

Becky Martins
Founder, Voice4Patients.com
TMIT Patient Advocate Team Member
Warren, ME

Becky Martins passed away in fall of 2020.  She was a tireless national patient safety advocate and expert with direct experience in dealing with corporate healthcare misbehavior. She is known for the inspirational affirmations and support she provided to caregivers during global webinars and presentations. Read More

Jennifer Dingman
Founder, Persons United Limiting Substandards and Errors in Healthcare (PULSE),
Colorado Division Co-founder,
PULSE American Division
TMIT Patient Advocate Team Member
Pueblo, CO

Jennifer Dingman is a national Patient Safety expert advisor to our program who is a published author and champion for ethical care.  She realized, after her mother’s death in 1995 due to errors in medical diagnoses and treatment, that there is little to no help available for patients and their families in similar situations.  This life-changing experience left her feeling vulnerable, and she decided to dedicate her life to help prevent medical tragedies from happening to others. In 1996, Jennifer founded PULSE of Colorado, now a national organization, as a platform to support patients and their families who had experienced medical errors and other adverse medical outcomes. Read More

Arlene Salamendra
Former Board member and Staff Coordinator,
Families Advocating Injury Reduction (FAIR);
TMIT Patient Advocate Team Member
Plano, IL

Arlene Salamendra brings to our program great expertise in healthcare workplace violence and bullying. She is a published author, global award winner, and champion for patients and families. She is a role model for speaking truth to power in an honorable and dignified way. Read More