Gail Rosselot, NP, MPH, COHN-S/R, FRCPS (Glas), FAANP, FISTM
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, The American Liver Foundation, the Visiting Nurse Association, the CIA, 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. Gail is a founding member of the American Travel Health Nurses Association (www.athna.org) and served in multiple capacities as a Board member since 2004. Presently she serves as ATHNA's President (www.athna.org).
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 (Glas), the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the International Society of Travel Medicine.
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 new2020 section "The Highly Allergic Traveler.". Recently she chaired a group that developed Scope and Standards in Travel Health Nursing in North America.
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.
In May 2017 Ms Rosselot was the second recipient of the ISTM Distinguished Nurse Leadership Award. Currently she is part of a CDC/ISTM research group studying student travel issues and is also conducting a study of travelers with serious allergies. She chairs an ATHNA committee to achieve formal recognition of travel health nursing as a specialty of the American Nurses Association.
Travel Well of Westchester
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