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.