Gail Rosselot, NP, MS, MPH, FFTM, RCPS (Glasg), FAANP, FISTM, FATHNA
Practice & Course Director
Certificate in Travel Health (TM)
Ms Rosselot is an internationally recognized leader in travel health nursing. She is a certified adult nurse practitioner and certified occupational health nurse with special expertise in travel health and health education. Gail is a graduate of the Cornell University-NY Hospital School of Nursing, Columbia University School of Nursing, and the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Since 1992 she has maintained a private practice for clinical, educational, and consulting services, Travel Well of Westchester in Westchester County, NY.
Ms Rosselot has held clinical and management positions in college health, managed care, and employee health. She regularly consults, writes, and lectures on issues of health promotion and travel health. Travel health clients include Sony Music, Columbia University, Duke University, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Merck, Bangor Public Health, Maryknoll Lay Missioners, The American Liver Foundation, the Visiting Nurse Association, the Central Intelligence Agency, the CDC Travelers' Branch, Canadian Federal Services, and the Smithsonian.
Gail is a founding member of the International Society of Travel Medicine (www.istm.org) and served as Chair of the Nurses Professional Group. Presently she is a member of the Continuous Professional Development Committee, the Student Travel Abroad Special Interest Group and the Professional Education Committee. In 2017 Ms Rosselot was the recipient of the ISTM Distinguished Nurse Leadership Award. Gail is a founding member of the American Travel Health Nurses Association (www.athna.org) serving in multiple capacities as a Board member since 2004. Presently she serves as ATHNA's Immediate President (www.athna.org), webmaster, and chairs the ATHNA Working Group seeking ANA specialty recognition for travel health nursing.
In 2003, Ms. Rosselot was awarded the ISTM Certificate in Travel Health. She is a Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow), the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the International Society of Travel Medicine., and the American Travel Health Nurses Association.
Ms. Rosselot frequently lectures at regional, national, and international conferences on travel health topics. She has contributed chapters to a number of travel health texts and is the author of the "Last Minute Traveler" section of the CDC Yellow Book and co-author of the new 2020 section "The Highly Allergic Traveler.". Recently she chaired the group that developed the 3rd edition of Travel Health Nursing: Scope and Standards and the new Code of Ethics of Travel Health Nursing.
Gail has been the Executive Director of the CE short course The Westchester Course: Pre-travel Fundamentals for the past 15 years, training more than 5000 health professionals to date in the knowledge and skills of the pre-travel consultation.
Currently Ms Rosselot is a CDC E-learning Fellow and the 2020 recipient of the NY Hospital Cornell University Distinguished Alumni Award.
Travel Well of Westchester
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