Denise Hickey is an experienced nurse with over 35 years of experience in various frontline and leadership positions. She specializes in medication safety and drug diversion prevention. She has collaborated with IT and EHR teams to develop drug diversion detection reports, has been a team lead with the development of the Controlled Substance Drug Diversion Prevention Program at a level 1 trauma center, as well as, created and implemented drug diversion education for healthcare providers. Denise has a deep appreciation and understanding of the challenges frontline healthcare providers face each day. She is committed to sharing knowledge regarding drug diversion program development with the hope that all healthcare professionals are provided the opportunity to work in a safe environment while caring for their patients.