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Daniela Nuñez

Grassroots Organizer

Daniela Nuñez
Daniela Nuñez is a Patient Safety Grassroots Organizer working in CU's Austin office. She communicates with activists, volunteers, and organizations across the country working for a safer, higher quality health care system. She is also the lead blogger for "The Dirty Truth," CU's patient safety blog. Since she joined CU in November 2007, Daniela has organized media events for CU's Cover America Tour and has played an active role in CU's social networking team. Daniela developed a passion for organizing while studying at the University of Notre Dame. She organized on-campus animal rights campaigns and volunteered for several other social justice and political campaigns over four years. During her summers home in Austin, TX, Daniela organized for the Save Our Springs Alliance, advocating for the protection of Barton Springs and the Edwards Aquifer. She interned for two U.S. Congressional lawmakers: Representative Lloyd Doggett (TX) and Senator Evan Bayh (IN). In 2007, Daniela earned a B.A. in Political Science and English. A native of Austin, TX, Daniela enjoys local activism, live music, film, blogs and ingenious social networks.

Posts

There are no conflicts of interest for a pilot

David Antoon

David Antoon, Safe Patient Project activist network member and retired pilot argues that errors in health care are not treated like errors in aviation.

A Cautionary Tale: Dangers of Antibiotic Overuse

SaferPills.org

Fluoroquinolone antibiotics are associated with severe adverse reactions, which may be permanent and life-threatening.

Response to Consumer Reports’ questions from Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

The Low-Down Dozen: Hospital responses to CR (Charlotte Hungerford Hospital – Torrington, CT)

Response to Consumer Reports’ questions from Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

The Low Down Dozen Hospital Responses (Charlotte Hungerford Hospital – Torrington, CT)

Consumers Union Petitions California Medical Board to Require Doctors on Probation to Notify Their Patients

Nearly 500 California Doctors Are on Probation But Patients Are Kept in the Dark

Response to Consumer Reports’ questions from Mercy St. Anne Hospital

The Low-Down Dozen: Hospital responses to CR (Mercy St. Anne Hospital – Toledo, OH)

Response to Consumer Reports’ questions from Decatur Memorial Hospital

The Low-Down Dozen: Hospital responses to CR (Decatur Memorial Hospital – Decatur, IL)

Response to Consumer Reports’ questions from Meridian Health (Riverview Medical Center)

The Low-Down Dozen: Hospital responses to CR (Riverview Medical Center – Red Bank, NJ)

Response to Consumer Reports’ questions from Fremont-Rideout Health Group

The Low-Down Dozen: Hospital responses to CR (Marysville, CA)

The Low-Down Dozen: Consumer Reports flags twelve hospitals for low infection prevention ratings

Today Consumers Union, the policy in action arm of Consumer Reports, is launching “The Low-Down Dozen,” a social media project to call attention to twelve hospitals that earned low scores for avoiding five infections in our latest ratings.