Work With Barbara

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Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA, is the founder and creator of this lifestyle destination site, and she is founder of (a newly relaunched health site).

Intersecting science, art, design, technology and media, Barbara has become a leading voice in health. She has been quoted as an expert in health care for multiple journals and magazines and has developed an online and mainstream media presence.

Barbara is an award-winning broadcast journalist, international speaker, academic author, freelance writer, front line registered nurse, consultant, health designer™, health educator and advisor. She sits on two advisory boards and consults with leading companies and news organizations.

Her newest venture includes working at CNN—Warner Media/Turner as a producer and development coordinator creating video content.

Here are a few options to consider to get started to work with Barbara Ficarra.


Offering practical advice for consumers, Barbara writes about health and wellness, and delivers her trademark brand of advice, which is simple, jargon-free, useful and trustworthy information to help empower individuals to take charge of their health.

Addressing the professional sector, Barbara writes about the latest trends surrounding technology, health, wellness, health care and social media— and interdisciplinary teams, patient engagement and human experience. As an academic author— contributor to a textbook on the topic of Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality and Augmented Reality in Health Care—Springer Publishing—for the graduate and PhD student, Barbara is proficient in the academic writing process.


As an active health care professional on the front lines and a veteran in working with media, Barbara is a popular speaker at conferences, workshops and professional meetings. With her accessible manner and deep professional background, she is equally adept at addressing medical professionals, communications staff and the general public. As a medical & health communicator, presentations are educational and engaging and are tailored to your audience. (Find more on Barbara’s speaking engagements. Also, check here.)


As a practicing health care professional with years of experience as a registered nurse and experience in print, broadcast and online media, Barbara is well positioned to help health media and medical companies develop their strategies for reaching the public. Barbara advises health care businesses, providing the latest trends in social media, digital technology, mhealth, patient engagement, and telehealth, leveraging her experience as former senior director of clinical affairs for a telehealth company. From start-ups to seasoned companies, Barbara’s skillful and expert knowledge helps companies grow.


Barbara has extensive experience as a producer and content developer. From producing broadcast segments and live on-air segments, creating and producing hospital videos to producing content for CNN, Barbara’s creative talents and experience takes projects from ideation to implementation.


Barbara Ficarra and Christopher Burns team-up to bring wellness into the home.

Barbara Ficarra, registered nurse and HEALTH DESIGNER™ has made wellness her career by designing methods for wholesome living and empowering people to design their own healthy lifestyles.

Barbara has joined forces with Christopher Burns, a sought-after New York City Interior Designer to integrate design and wellness into homes. Christopher has been transforming spaces for over 15 years, working with his clients to design and customize their dream homes.

Their mission is to create stylish, beautiful and healthy homes, with eco-friendly design, to help improve well-being. 

Christopher and Barbara believe that a well-designed home goes beyond the aesthetics. With artful and scientific approaches, they use their strengths to create a haven for health and well-being. Whether designing a new home from the ground up or updating one special room in the house, Christopher and Barbara consult with each client to determine individual needs and goals.

They also believe in creating beautiful living spaces that intimately reflect those who live there, while emphasizing the vital understanding of all the elements chosen for the home and their impact on everyday life.

The design process can be as easy as helping to choose products and materials that are naturally sourced to reduce chemicals and toxins in the home, or the scope of the can require a more extensive focus such as redesigning a kitchen to create a “well” kitchen.

They make the process smooth and effortless for their clients regardless of the scale of the individual projects.

By implementing thoughtful design choices, this dynamic team combine their areas of expertise to create beautiful and inviting homes that promote a healthier way of living.

Get started now on your beautiful newly designed healthy home. Contact Barbara here for more info.




Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA, health designer™, health educator and a multidisciplinary creative—intersects health + design. Barbara and Christopher are here to help you create a beautiful and healthy home.

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA, Health Designer™ and Christopher Burns Interior Designer --Intersection of Health + Design

Get started now on your beautiful newly designed healthy home. Contact Barbara here for more info.


Barbara Ficarra will consider sponsorship and partnership opportunities. Please contact Barbara here to discuss sponsorships and partnerships.

Please take a look at Barbara’s portfolio here.