Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Empower. Inspire. Engage.

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Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA, a registered nurse, writer, HEALTH DESIGNER™, award-winning broadcast journalist, health educator, international speaker, consultant, mentor, and founder of Healthin30.com. Barbara explores the intersection between interior design, health, wellness, technology and art.

Offering practical advice for consumers, Barbara writes about health and wellness, and delivers her trademark brand of advice, which is simple, useful and trustworthy information to help empower people to take charge of their health. Addressing the professional sector, Barbara writes about the latest trends surrounding technology, social media, and health care; including the role of doctors. nurses and patient engagement.

Barbara is a contributor and featured writer for The Huffington Post and Doctor Oz. Barbara’s work at The Huffington Post is published in Healthy Living, Health News, Tech, Business, Style, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Third Metric and Media to name a few.


NEW: Author, February/2020, Textbook Chapter for Springer Publishing-Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality. [More info coming soon.]


  • Huffington Post
  • Doctor Oz
  • Latin Trends Magazine
  • Real Simple Magazine (Medical Contributor-Quoted)
  • KevinMD
  • Sharecare
  • TheHealthCareBlog
  • DrGreene
  • PracticeFusion
  • The TED Blog
  • HealthWorksCollective
  • HealthCommentary.org
  • GetBetterHealth
  • Health Tap
  • Healthin30.com
  • PharmaVOICE

More of Barbara’s work is found here As Seen In | Heard On | In Print

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