Alicia Cole

Alicia Cole

Actress Alicia Cole is a Survivor of multiple hospital-acquired infections, including Necrotizing Fasciitis. Her two-day hospital stay turned into two months, six additional surgeries, near amputation of her leg and six years of aftercare and rehabilitation.

She survived to Co-Sponsored and lobby for passage of two California Laws for Patient Safety and Public Reporting of infection rates. She has become a tireless advocate for patient safety.

Today Alicia shares her story with healthcare professionals everywhere, so they might learn from her case. Her incredible journey has been featured on ABC’s 20/20, The Doctors and Fox News. She has been the profiled in HEALTH Magazine, Consumer Reports and the LA Times among others.

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  • #patientadvocate
  • #survivor
  • #necrotizingfasciitis
  • #sepsis
  • Work
    • www.PatientSafetyASAP.org
  • Education
    • The Ohio State University, University of San Diego, UCLA